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Dentures are a very important part of many people's lives, helping them to eat properly and giving them confidence; unfortunately, dentures may become less adhesive over time, or may not provide the necessary adhesion to eat the foods the you like. Denture cream is an adhesive that can get your dentures feeling much more secure in your mouth; keep reading to learn more about denture creams, and some reasons why they may or may not be the best choice for you. Use Dental Cream With Caution Denture creams can really be a savior if your dentures become loose and you really need something to help them stick, however, be aware that issues with denture adherence are often a result of dentures that are no longer properly fitted to your mouth. With that said, denture creams typically provide increased comfort, which can reduce the soreness of your gums. Additionally, denture creams provide extra adhesion and more secureness to your dentures; this can make it easier to dive into some of your favorite sticky food without feeling like your dentures are going to come out. Although dental creams provide some positive results, using them too often can get expensive and mask and underlying issue. Denture creams need to be used every day, or multiple times per day; this frequent replacement means that the price of using them will quickly add-up. Denture cream also provides extra adhesion to your dentures, so you may not realize that you have a problem with your dentures not fitting correctly. It is very important that you regularly check that your dentures are fitting properly; it could end-up saving you more money in the long run if you get your dentures refitted instead of masking the problem with denture cream. Please reach out to us if you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment. We would love to help advise you on what is best for your dentures.... Read more...
Contact Us Frank Sallustio, DDS Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics 13802 West Camino Del Sol, Suite 102 Sun City West, AZ 85375-4486 New Patients: (623) 738-2639 Current Patients: (623) 738-2639 Fax: (623) 975-0828