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When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve your experience and lengthen the life your dentures.

There are different types of dentures you could choose from. But any denture you choose will replace your missing teeth with artificial teeth that look natural. Dentures can restore the function of your smile, making tasks such as speaking or chewing simple again. Dentures can also help you eat more comfortably and help keep your other teeth in their proper position. Furthermore, dentures can help you speak more clearly and are a cost effective option.

You’ll need to care for your dentures well if you’re interested in preserving them. One of the most important things you can do is brush your dentures every day, like you would your natural teeth. You see, dentures can stain easily if you don’t care for them well. You can also consider denture cleaners to avoid this problem. You’ll also need to keep your dentures submerged in water or a dental solution or they’ll dry out and lose their shape.

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of dentures, we invite you to contact Shanker Dental by calling us at 856-455-1183. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you find the best option for replacing your teeth. Dr. Bennett R. Shanker and our team look forward to hearing from you soon.