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Scott E. Keith, DDS, MS, FACP
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How Partial Dentures Are Held In Place


Posted on 3/23/2018 by Front Desk
Dentures Dental Implant Center at Walnut Creek CA 94596Imagine yourself at a party and you are enjoying the night. Suddenly, while cracking a joke your dentures fell off, in front of your boss and business partners.

What can be more embarrassing than that? How do you pull it off? Thankfully, partial dentures these days can be held in place and fitted correctly to avoid this scenario.

Dentures are Made to Fit and Stay in Place

Partial dentures are fitted and customized to match the client. It takes time to make a perfect denture that will fit just right.

Partial dentures are composed of artificial teeth on a gum-colored plastic foundation. To fit well, it may have metal bridged or framework that connects to other teeth. These dentures are made to withstand force when eating and stay fitted when speaking or chewing.

Dentures should fit in place naturally. It should not be forced to stay in place. This can cause it to break and even damage your gums. If there are debris left in your teeth, it can affect how it fits on your gums.

You will also feel discomfort, especially when talking or chewing your food. The bone structure of the mouth can change fast; this is why it is essential to have dentures checked every year. This will help you know if it needs to be readjusted or replaced.

Using your dentures often will help you determine if it needs to be adjusted or if it's indeed the right fit. Proper care of dentures is also the best way to keep them in their best shape.

We are experts in dealing with partial dentures. We are passionate in providing quality dental service to our customers. We love to see you live a happy and fulfilling life, so visit us now to have your partial dentures or have it checked for fitting.




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