People with tooth loss may find that dentures in Pembroke Pines can drastically improve their lives. In some instances, dentures can be the best thing that can restore your quality of smile to what it was before tooth loss.
Most people are aware of some of the hassles associated with wearing dentures, but we’re here with some helpful tips and other things to know.
Denture stomatitis is a disorder that is frequently brought on by wearing dentures all the time, especially at night when salivary flow normally decreases. Denture-supporting tissues are affected by this condition. The palate, which is typically covered by complete upper dentures, becomes reddish, irritated, and infected with yeast. This is frequently accompanied by angular cheilitis, which causes the mouth to crack and get infected with the same yeast.
Your dentures must be cleaned appropriately and left outside at night to treat denture stomatitis. Anti-yeast or anti-fungal medications and/or chlorhexidine prescription rinses can be prescribed by your dentist to treat a yeast infection.
Dental professionals outline four straightforward measures for everyday denture maintenance, including:
Hygiene, prevention of infection, and both physical and mental comfort are justifiable reasons why you shouldn’t leave your dentures overnight. Give us a call for more information on dentures.