Have you gotten dentures recently? Are you wondering how to take care of your new dentures in the best possible way? Regular dental visits to your dentists, Dr. David Gordon and Dr. Nate Criddle of Gordon Family Dental in Lehi, UT, will keep your dentures clean and healthy for the longest possible period.
Dentures are custom-made artificial teeth and gums used to replace lost teeth and restore their original appearance and functions. Dentures are removable and are used to replace a few teeth as well as an entire teeth row on the bottom or top gum line.
In order to get your dentures in Lehi, UT, you may need several dental appointments. After evaluating your teeth and making the appropriate diagnosis, your dentist will take your oral impressions and send them to the dental laboratory to produce your custom-made dentures. When your denture is ready, your dentist will check its fit and color to make sure that it suits you. If everything looks good, your dentist will give you your dentures and teach you how to use and maintain them in the best manner.
How to take care of your dentures?
Caring for your dentures and cleaning them routinely are necessary to avoid their damage and elongate their lifespan. The cleaning routine for your dentures must contain a daily brushing with a soft brush and an effective denture cleanser. You must take the dentures out after each meal, clean your mouth, and clean the dentures as well to make sure that the food debris won’t accumulate, causing problems. Also, make sure to remove your dentures at bedtime and soak them in the denture cleanser overnight for at least six hours. This practice will help in improving your oral health and maintaining your dentures. When you remove your dentures, soak them in the dentures cleanser or warm water to keep them clean and sterilized.
Visit your dentists, Dr. Gordon and Dr. Criddle of Gordon Family Dental, to learn more about dentures in Lehi, UT. Call us at (801) 766-6344 to schedule your appointment.