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By ParkLin Dental, PC
August 20, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dentures  

Dentures FAQs

Dr. Enyoung Park and Dr. Terry Y. Lin are Katonah dentists at ParkLin Dental. They can give you an examination and provide you with a customized set of dentures. Here are some commonly asked questions about dentures.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dentures

How can dentures help me?

Losing your teeth can not only be painful, but it can also make it difficult to eat and speak. Dentures can resolve these problems and will also restore the structure of your face.

How long will my dentures last?

If you take good care of your dentures and follow the instructions for proper cleaning, they can last for many years. Just like your natural teeth, over time, your dentures will begin to wear down and they will become discolored. You will need them adjusted from time to time to ensure that they fit comfortably.

How will dentures affect the way I bite and chew?

It will take a few weeks to get used to your first set of dentures, but once you have, you will be happy with the results. You will be able to enjoy more types of food than you could when you had missing teeth.

How should I clean my dentures?

To avoid breakage, always clean your dentures over a towel or bowl of water, Brush then with a denture brush and denture cleaner with tepid water. You should clean your dentures after each meal.

Should I take my dentures out at night?

It really a matter of personal choice. Discuss it with your dentist and they will tell you if when to take your dentures out and how to store them safely.

If you would like to find out more about dentures in Katonah, call ParkLin Dental at (914) 232-8182 to request an appointment.