Do you take great care of your teeth, but you have a partial or full denture?
Monitoring your denture is important and you should make regular cleaning appointments.
A clean and healthy mouth can have life-changing benefits. Studies show that a healthy mouth has everything from anti-aging and cardiovascular health benefits to weight loss and improved digestive health.
Thinking about what you should expect at a denture appointment?
Keep reading to learn what you might experience when you go for your denture appointments.
An initial dental appointment is the first step in getting dentures. You will meet with your dentist to discuss your goals and concerns. During this appointment, your dentist will take an in-depth look at your mouth, teeth, and gums.
They will also ask about your medical history and any medications you are currently taking. This information will help them determine if dentures are right for you. Your dentist will then discuss the different types of dentures available and help you choose the best option for your needs.
The examination will help your dentist determine if dentures are the right solution for you. They will also assess your bite and how your dentures fit. This information helps them create a treatment plan that is tailored to their needs.
They will also take measurements and impressions of your mouth so that the dentures can be custom-made.
Your dentist will perform a visual and physical examination of your mouth. This will help them determine what type of dentures you need and the best way to get them. They will also take X-ray scans and impressions of your teeth, which will be used to make the dentures.
This treatment plan will outline the steps necessary to prepare your mouth for dentures.
From the impressions of your mouth, a plaster model will be made. The model will be used to construct your denture. The construction of your denture will take place in a dental laboratory.
Once your denture is complete, you will get asked to come back for a fitting. The dentist will make any necessary adjustments to the denture and make sure that it fits comfortably in your mouth.
The fitting process may take place over the course of several appointments. During these appointments, your dentist will make any necessary adjustments to ensure that your denture fits comfortably and functions properly.
It is important to be patient during this process and to communicate any concerns you have with your dentist. Once your denture is fitted properly, you can expect to experience an improvement in your ability to eat, speak, and smile with confidence.
It is important to take care of your denture and to visit your dentist regularly for checkups and adjustments. They will also give you instructions on how to care for your new dentures.
For more help and more info on how to care for your dentures, check out the rest of our blog.