What are some tips for new denture wearers?


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Some tips for new denture wearers are to brush and soak the dentures in a dental cleanser every day and to start with a liquid diet. When ready to eat solid foods, be sure to cut them into small pieces, and add some sauce or gravy to make chewing easier.

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Another tip for new denture wearers is to sleep without dentures to give the mouth a rest and allow it to heal from the soreness caused by wearing dentures all day. Using denture adhesives helps ensure a good fit and prevents food particles from getting into the space between the denture and gums. Wearing dentures also affects speech, but practicing to speak and read aloud while wearing the dentures helps.

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