How long do Dentures last and will my Dentures need to be replaced?
Over time, Dentures may need to be relined, rebased, or replaced due to normal wear and tear, but it is generally accepted that Dentures will last up to 5 years. This will also depend on how well they were made, the quality of materials used, how well you have looked after them and yourself.
With age, Dentures can fit less securely because the bone and gum tissue in your mouth can recede or shrink, causing your jaws to align differently and. If this is something you are experiencing, you should find a Clinical Dental Technician to carry out your Denture Relining because loose dentures can cause problems including sores, infections and a poor diet. If your Dentures show signs of significant wear, you can locate a Denture Repair Service on Denture Guide.
Many CDTs use impact resistant Denture base materials that are more durable and long-lasting. The majority of manufactures who supply CDTs with the materials they use to make Dentures offer guarantees for excessive tooth wear of up to 5 years.
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- Can I make minor adjustments or repairs to my dentures?
- How do I take care of my dentures?
- How long do dentures last and will they need replacing?
- How long should I wear my dentures?
- How often should I schedule denture review appointments?
- Must I do anything special to care for my mouth?
- Should I use a denture adhesive?
- What is an overdenture?
- What will my dentures feel like?
- Will dentures change how I speak?
- Will I be able to eat with my dentures?
- Will my dentures make me look different?
- How much do dentures cost?