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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.

As you may know, there are a number of types of dentures you could get. Regardless of your choice though, dentures can immediately improve the appearance of your smile. 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.

Fortunately, preserving and caring for dentures is not a difficult task. You’ll simply need to brush them regularly to remove plaque and bacteria. You’ll also need to stop your dentures from drying out or they could lose their shape. To do so, you’ll simply need to submerge your dentures in water or in a dental solution while they aren’t being used.

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of dentures, we invite you to contact Lakeland Dental Care by calling us at 601-981-8166. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you find the best option for replacing your teeth. Dr. Alex S. Abernathy and our team look forward to hearing from you soon.