Denture Adjustments Are No Longer A Problem

You are wearing your dentures for the first time; hence, the feeling of uneasiness has to be there. So if you are facing trouble with adjusting to your new dentures, you need not worry as this is very common amongst the people wearing dentures for the very first time. You might develop a sore spot in your mouth as you are trying to get accustomed to your new dentures. You can rinse your mouth with warm water by adding little amount of salt in it to get some relief. Or you can also get a denture adjustment from your dentist. Getting your denture adjusted within a couple of months is very common.

How Can You Possibly Adjust to Wearing Dentures?

Adjusting to your new pair of dentures is not at all a difficult task to perform. You should have soft food and have them cut them all into small pieces.  To prevent your dentures from tipping or getting detached, you should chew very slowly from both the sides of your mouth at the same time. You can slowly add other items as you get used to wearing your dentures and continue this until and unless you are asked to return to your normal diet by the dentist. Also, make sure that you stop chewing on both the sides of your mouth.

Signs of Notice

It’s because of these dentures, so many people can eat or talk. Now to make them last longer, you should know the ways to make them last longer. Here are a few signs which will help you to determine your denture adjustments.

  • If you drop your dentures and accidentally step on them, there is a high chance for it to break. If anything like this happens, then you try to fix them on your own as they might lead to irregular fit and can create problems. So, if anything of this sort happens, you should get your dentures repaired.

  • There might be times when you don’t lose a tooth, but you might notice some tipping or cracks. These will create sharp surfaces on your dentures which might cut the oral tissues. So, you should get them to your dentist to get it filled or repaired.

  • When you get a new pair of dentures, having difficulty in chewing is very much expected. But later on, if you still feel discomfort while chewing your food, you might need to get it refitted.

  • If you feel any discomfort like uneven pressure on your jaws or sores, you should talk to your dentist about getting it repaired.

  • If you see any change in your cheeks or jawline, you should get your dentures adjusted. Dentures play an important part in keeping your cheeks full or even.

  • If you get pressure sores on your gums, you should talk to your dentist. These sores are formed due to the fitting of these dentures.

  • If you have any raw inflammation or bleeding or spots on your gums, possibility of your dentures not being adjusted is quite likely. These may indicate a problem on the surface of the dentures

  • Talking is very much dependent on your teeth. If you face any difficulty with your speech, you might need to get your dentures adjusted. This is common during the first couple of months, but if this prevails for a long time, your dentures need adjustment.


So now if you notice any troubles with your dentures, you already know what to do. Usually adjusting your dentures within the first two months is free. So, don’t worry if you have these problems. The solutions are straightforward and clear. Just make sure to chew properly and let your dentures last longer.

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