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How Long Will Adjusting to New Dentures Really Take?
Posted on 9/15/2019 by Keith Boenning, DDS
This is the most common question that we receive from patients who have new dentures and unfortunately, our answer that ultimately only you can answer. Every patient is different, and while there are some specific milestones that you can look forward to, adjusting takes time. Learning New Things While your tongue, cheeks and face are getting used to wearing new dentures, you may feel tenderness in your muscles. This is because the muscles are learning to accommodate prosthetics, relearning how to eat, speak and function with new dentures. Typically, we tell patients to expect the adjustment period to last about 30 days. Your adjustment time may be a little longer if you are also dealing with tooth extractions along with new dentures. It takes time for your mouth to heal if you have had teeth extracted. Your gums may be inflamed and sore. Eating soft foods for the first couple of days will help as you are learning how to eat again. Try mashed potatoes, yogurt, soft breads and...
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