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Are you getting your first set of dentures? It’s natural to have mixed feelings about this change—curiosity, anticipation and even a bit of apprehension. In this blog, we aim to help you understand what to expect and how to handle your new lifestyle adjustment. Read on to learn about the dos and don’ts for denture wearers.

Daily Care Tips For Your New Dentures

Taking proper care of your dentures may help extend their lifespan and potentially make your experience more comfortable. Here are a few tips:



Foods To Choose And Avoid With Dentures

Adapting your diet to accommodate new dentures is important. Eating with your new dentures might take some time and practice.

Foods To Choose:

Soft foods are particularly recommended as they are easier to chew and less likely to cause damage. Options may include:

These foods may help prevent discomfort and provide adequate nutrition as you adjust to your new dentures.

Foods To Avoid:

Some foods can pose challenges or cause damage to your dentures. Avoiding these can help maintain your dentures in good condition:

By avoiding these foods, particularly in the early stages of wearing your dentures, you might be able to prevent potential issues and enjoy a more comfortable adaptation period.

Overcoming Common Challenges As A New Denture Wearer

Adapting to dentures is more than just a physical adjustment—it’s a lifestyle change. Here are some common challenges you may face:

Learning To Speak Clearly

Speaking clearly with dentures might take a bit of practice. Reading aloud and repeating tricky words can help accelerate your adaptation.

Eating Properly

You can start with soft foods cut into small pieces. Chew slowly, using both sides of your mouth to keep the dentures in place.

Maintaining Oral Hygiene

Use a soft toothbrush to clean your gums, tongue and the roof of your mouth every morning before you put your dentures in.

Need Help With Your New Dentures? We’re Here For You!

If you’re a new denture wearer, remember that you’re not alone. Our team at The Denture Clinic is here to support you. We begin with a comprehensive consultation to discuss your denture needs. Our dental prosthetists will answer any questions you might have and provide continuous support after your visit. Whether it’s your first pair of dentures or you are seeking adjustments to an existing set, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment for personalised advice and support.

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