How do I make my dentures fit into my life?
It’s a common question especially by the newcomers in the world of dentures. The intension of making dentures is to create artificial teeth that are the closest to your natural teeth. However, that remains to be a big dream and an impossible one sorry to say. The fact will remain that dentures will never get to the level of natural teeth. But they can help you look normal. Do I have to compromise my comfort? Many will think that dentures are there for aesthetics and that one has to bear the discomfort for as long as dentures are inside their mouth. Well, erase those expectations. Soon after you have gotten your dentures, you will adjust. But that will take time according to what you do to improve the sensation. It has been done before and now it’s your time to pick up the challenge and overcome it. Try some of these working tips.
Biggest allies: patience, time and power
Your toolbox must be equipped with some personal values to help you fight the challenge. Don’t judge your denture sensation on your first day you wear them. Not even a human baby is born adapted to earth. It’s called the power of learning and getting used to what is there at the moment. Again, you ant fight by running away. Removing the dentures will not solve your problem. The best approach is to persevere through the weird sensations and your body will get used to them so that with time, they will disappear. If you experience bulkiness and fullness sensations, don’t panic. Everybody starts there. The level of patience and strength to wait and adapt is what determines how long you wait for you and your dentures to get settled in marriage.
Dentures are teeth; use them
They may be called false teeth, but they still have the quality of teeth. They look like natural teeth and they are made to function like them. With that said, it is time you get on with using them like they are your teeth. Even if you talk sluggish, dot remove them. Hang in there until time comes you are able to control your speech to normality. If you don’t believe that dentures can chew hard food, try them. However, it is advisable you start chewing soft foods first and later go for the harder ones depending on your progress. Make sure you use your both sides to chew and you will stabilize in no time.
Keep an eye on your lower dentures
It is true that managing your lower dentures will be more difficult unlike the upper dentures. Lower dentures tend to move inside your mouth as they are typically floating. Sometimes they get to the level of moving out of your mouth if you don’t learn to control them quickly. Use your tongue as the anchorage to prevent any movements. Also, adhesives will work to hold the dentures in place.
If you are fresh to dentures, keep wearing them full time even when going to bed. You will learn faster that way. If none of these tips seem to work, you will need to see your dentist for testing. Maybe there was a mistake with the denture fabrication procedure.