What to eat with brand new dentures?

For many denture-wearers, the biggest adjustment comes with what and how you eat. The spaces surrounding dentures are prime places for food to get stuck. Dentures can also slip out of place uncomfortably when you bite into hard foods. In light of these issues, choose a diet that will please your palate without displacing your dentures. See our suggestions below for plenty of great ideas about what to eat when you have dentures. Eating With New Dentures When you first get dentures, your gums need to adjust to chewing and biting. Your gums may also still be sore from any dental work you had to remove natural teeth. To make your first few meals with dentures comfortable, eat soft foods like: Ho

Denture adhesives - do they work?

The main reasons for using denture adhesives are to improve fit, comfort, chewing ability, and patient confidence. Denture adhesives are pastes, powders or adhesive pads that may be placed in/on dentures to help them stay in place. In most cases, properly fitted and maintained dentures should not require the use of denture adhesives, however a randomised study proved that denture adhesives significantly improve patients bite force by up to 38% vs. no adhesive in well fitting, complete dentures. (Ref: Munoz C,2011) Also reduce food entrapment, adhesive could seal out up to 74% more food. (Ref: Fernandez P ,2011 ) Over time, shrinkage in the bone structure in the mouth causes dentures to gradual

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