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Alternatives to Immediate Dentures
Periodontal therapy may be an alternative if there's still enough healthy bone tissue surrounding your teeth. Root planing or gum surgery might allow you to keep your teeth. Infections into the nerves of teeth can be treated with root canal therapy. A crown could then strengthen and protect the tooth. Bridges, or partial dentures, could then be used to fill in the spaces.

Problems with Dentures
Some people believe that their problems will be over if they have their teeth removed and get dentures. But instead, as most denture wearers will tell you, this marks the beginning of many new and different problems.

Caring for Your Dentures
Dentures, like natural teeth, must be kept free of plaque and tartar. This prevents permanent staining and bad breath. Use a denture brush and one of the many commercial cleaning products to thoroughly clean all the surfaces of your dentures at least once a day.

Does Your Denture Adhesive Make Your Dentures Difficult to Remove? Try These Tips!
The early weeks of denture wearing can present some challenges as you adjust to them. One problem that often arises, and that may not be apparent to the uninitiated denture-wearer, is the difficulty some experience in getting their dentures out at night because of the adhesive. Dr. Minh Nguyen offers these tips

Getting Dentures? Some Tips to Ease the Adjustment.
Losing your teeth, no matter what the reason, can be a traumatic experience. And dentures, particularly a full set, can give you some problems in the beginning. Here are some tips to make the adjustment period more comfortable for you.

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