How Do I Make My Upper Denture Fit Properly?

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The need for dentures is a need shared by many people. If you're in this group, it's important to understand how to properly insert and wear your dentures. The upper denture, especially, can be difficult to properly fit, but with a little patience and the right resources, you can have an upper denture that feels just like your natural teeth. Contact your prosthodontist if you feel your upper denture doesn't fit properly. Your prosthodontist will be able to determine if the problem can be corrected with proper denture insertion techniques or if he needs to remake or reline your upper denture. Visit your prosthodontist frequently. Regular visits will allow your prosthodontist to evaluate your bone and gums and determine if any changes to your dentures need to be made. Over time, your bone and gums can shrink, leading to an upper denture that doesn't fit properly. Clean and dry your upper denture before applying denture cream. You'll need to learn proper denture insertion techniques if ... more
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