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Tips for Learning How to Eat with New Dentures
Posted on 3/25/2020 by Keith Boenning, DDS
Learning how to eat when first wearing dentures is an unfamiliar experience, but the good news is that you will get used to it. It will take a little time, but once you've adapted, you'll never regret having the patience to get through it. Here are some tips to make the transition to dentures as smooth as possible. Common Sensations with New DenturesWhen you think about how your natural teeth filled your mouth, it may come as no surprise that new dentures can feel like a foreign object, which in fact they are. Because you're not used to so much bulk in your mouth, you may salivate more for a while. However, this will decrease and go away the longer you wear your dentures. You can try sucking on hard candy or a mint to encourage swallowing, clearing the excess saliva from your mouth. There is usually some temporary soreness in the beginning as well. If this discomfort continues, however, consider getting your dentures refitted at our office. How to Eat with...
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