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Types of Adhesives to Consider When Wearing Dentures
Posted on 4/15/2019 by Dr. Castellon
Approximately half of all of our patients who wear dentures choose to use some kind of denture adhesive. While we do like to see you right away if your dentures are ill fitting and sliding around in your mouth, we do understand that from time to time a little extra added security is required. Why Dentures Do Not FitTypically, perfectly fitting dentures will not require an adhesive to keep them in place. This is why if you do notice that your dentures are slipping or just not fitting correctly, we ask that you please schedule a checkup with us before you decide to invest in an adhesive. Once we have examined your dentures, if getting them refitted is not something you are ready to do, you can use a dental adhesive to keep them in place for the time being. Be aware when you are choosing a dental adhesive that some of them have been linked to zinc poisoning. Even though zinc is a naturally occurring nutrient and our bodies do need it, there is the reality of too much of a good thing and it can lead to some serious problems. Your best defense is to take the time to educate yourself about the adhesive you have chosen. If your dentures are fitting well in your mouth, and you would just like the added security of an adhesive, be sure to follow the instructions on your adhesive of choice exactly. Too much adhesive can change your bite and cause jaw problems in addition to causing extra wear on your dentures. It is normal for dentures to become loose over time, and this is why we recommend that you see us regularly for exams. We can make sure that your dentures are serving you well and if they do need to be adjusted, we are happy to help you with that. We look forward to hearing from you soon!...
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Types of Adhesives to Consider When Wearing Dentures
4/15/2019
Veneers are Great for Most Dental Imperfections
3/20/2019
Signs a Dental Implant is the Best Option for Your Mouth
3/10/2019
Struggling with Feelings About Dentures
2/28/2019
Signs Your Dentures Are No Longer Fitting as Tightly as They Should
2/15/2019
How Large Can a Partial Be?
1/30/2019
Does Everyone Eventually Get Dentures?
1/15/2019
Common Denture Mistakes You May Be Making
12/30/2018
Caring for a Removable Partial Denture
12/15/2018
What Exactly Is Denture Halitosis?
11/30/2018
Loose Dental Bridges Need Treatment Before They Cause Damage
11/15/2018
Why You Should Consider Dental Implants Over Dentures Whenever Possible
10/30/2018
How Veneers Can Give You a Younger Looking Smile
10/15/2018
Do Adhesives Help Hold Dentures Better Than Suction Can
9/30/2018
Can Dentures Be Adjusted
9/15/2018
How to Keep Dentures Fitting Snugly
8/31/2018
How Do Implants Give You a More Youthful Appearance
8/20/2018
Signs Your Dentures Are Not Fitting As Tightly As They Should
1/25/2018
Is There a Difference When You Go from Teeth to Dentures?
1/15/2018
What to Do if Your Dentures Crack
12/25/2017
What to expect Following Your First Dental Crown
12/15/2017
How Long Will Dentures Typically Last?
11/27/2017
Could Overdentures Help You Restore Your Smile?
11/17/2017
Can You Leave Your Dentures in When You Sleep?
10/27/2017
What to Do About Denture Sores
10/17/2017
Do You Need to Treat Dental Crowns Differently than Teeth?
9/30/2017
Do Your Dentures Make Your Breath Stinky
9/20/2017
Why Some People Need Nighttime Mouth Guards
8/27/2017
Why Do You Need a Crown After a Root Canal?
8/17/2017
Case Study: Maxillary Full Arch Removable Implant-Supported Reconstruction
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