Dentures Teeth, Kota Kinabalu

What are Dentures - Everything You Need To Know About False Teeth

Why Do People Get Dentures?

Dentures are false teeth that are used to replace missing teeth. They are usually made of plastic or porcelain and can be either removable or fixed in place. Dentures are often used by people who have lost all of their natural teeth or who have teeth that need to be removed for oral health reasons. Without teeth, it can be difficult to eat and speak properly. Dentures help to keep the mouth functioning properly and improve the person’s appearance.

 

How Are Dentures Made?

How are dentures made? Dentures are usually made by a dentist. They are artificial teeth that are used to replace natural teeth that have been removed. Dentures that are used to replace all of the teeth in the mouth are called full dentures. Dentures that are used to replace only some of the teeth in the mouth are called partial dentures.

 

What Do New Dentures Feel Like?

Dentures are a type of false teeth. They are usually made of plastic or metal. Dentures may be complete, meaning they replace all of the teeth, or partial, meaning they replace only some of the teeth.

New dentures may feel strange at first and take some time to get used to. They may feel loose and slide around in your mouth. It is important to keep them in place by biting down and using your tongue to help hold them in place. With time and practice, wearing dentures will become easier.

Dentures are made by taking impressions of the mouth and then creating a model of the teeth. The model is then used to make the denture. Once the denture is complete, the teeth are removed and the denture is put in place. In some cases, immediate dentures are made before the teeth are removed so that the person does not have to be without teeth during the healing process.

 

Will Dentures Make Me Look Different?

Dentures are artificial teeth that are made to closely resemble your natural teeth. Dentures may even improve your appearance by filling in missing teeth and giving you a more youthful look. Dentures are designed to fit snugly over your gums and replace your natural teeth. There are two types of dentures: complete dentures and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all of your natural teeth are missing. Partial dentures are used when some of your natural teeth remain. Dentures may be removable or they may be fixed in place with special adhesives.

 

Will Eating With New Dentures Be Difficult?

Wearing new dentures may be difficult at first, as your gums and remaining teeth get used to the denture. It is important to eat small pieces of soft foods and to chew slowly and evenly on both sides of your mouth to keep the denture in place. As you get used to wearing dentures, eating will become easier.

 

Will Dentures Change How I Speak?

If you are considering getting dentures, you may be wondering if they will change how you speak. The answer is that they may. Dentures can affect the way you produce certain sounds, and your dentist can help you make any necessary adjustments. In general, however, most people find that their dentures do not have a major impact on their speech.

 

Are Dentures Worn 24 Hours a Day?

No, dentures are not worn 24 hours a day. You should take them out at night and give your gum a chance to rest. Dentists usually recommend that you wear them for about 20 minutes after you eat and then take them out for the rest of the day.

 

Will My Dentures Need to Be Replaced?

As you age, your mouth changes shape and your gums shrink. This can cause your dentures to become loose, making it difficult to eat and speak. You may also experience pain and irritation. If this happens, you’ll need to see your dentist to have your dentures relined or replaced. Complete dentures usually need to be replaced every 5-7 years, while partial dentures may last longer.

 

How Should I Care for My Mouth and Gums if I Have Dentures?

If you have dentures, it is important to take care of both your dentures and your gums. You should brush your dentures every day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and nonabrasive toothpaste. You should also soak your dentures overnight in a mild cleanser to keep them clean. In addition, you should brush your natural teeth twice a day and floss once a day. Be sure to see your dentist regularly to have your dentures and gums checked.

 

How Often Should I See the Dentist if I Have Dentures?

If you have dentures, you should see the dentist at least once a year for a checkup and cleaning. During your appointment, the dentist will examine your dentures and your mouth for any problems. They will also clean your dentures and make sure they fit properly. If you have any missing teeth, the dentist may recommend that you get dental implants to help support your dentures.

 

What are the downsides of having dentures?

The downsides of having dentures are that they are removable, and you have to be careful not to lose them. Also, if you have missing teeth, you may have trouble wearing dentures in place.

 

What are the alternatives to dentures?

There are a few alternatives to dentures, such as implants or false teeth. Dental implants are a popular alternative to dentures, as they are more natural looking and feeling. Removable dentures are another option, but they can be less comfortable and may not look as natural. If you have a limited number of remaining natural teeth, your dentist may recommend bonding or veneers to improve the appearance of your smile.

 

Is Wearing Dentures 24-7 Ok?

Wearing dentures 24-7 is generally considered ok, as long as they are well-fitted and comfortable. It is important to take them out at night to clean them, and to give your gums a break. Dentures can sometimes cause irritation and soreness, so it’s important to consult with your dentist if you’re having any issues.

 

How to take care of the Dentures?

To take care of your dentures, you should remove them at least once a day to clean them. You can brush your dentures with a toothbrush, and you can also soak them in a denture cleaner. If you have complete dentures, you should also brush your gums and tongue. You should see your dentist regularly to have your dentures checked and cleaned.

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Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
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General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.