The first thing that will pop out in your mind if you have dentures is that you don’t have to visit your dentist anymore. Because, why would you? You already have artificial teeth; you have nothing to worry about it. But that is incorrect.
Visiting your dentist despite having dentures and having no problem is still very important.
Dentures will not last forever.
Dentures will loosen in time. Our mouth tends to change its shape, thus, making dental visits necessary to fix or adapt to the changes in the mouth. Just like braces or Invisalign, dentures need adjustment from time-to-time.
Oral health is essential.
Dentures only have to do with the teeth; the gums are still vulnerable to diseases, especially if not taken care of. That is why dentures should be taken care of just like real teeth as well as the gums. Visiting the clinic will help you lower the risk of other possible diseases that are building up in the mouth.
If you have partial dentures, you still have original teeth in you, and this should be already enough to make you visit a clinic.
Dentures are not as real teeth, so it needs to take good care. Achieving that gorgeous smile is about being cautious about the overall oral health all the time.