It is likely that your insurance provider will cover at least some of the costs associated with obtaining dentures — if not all of it. However, every dental plan is different. When you reach out to Centerburg Dental Care to schedule a dentures consultation, we will contact your carrier to determine what, if any, cost you might be responsible for during the treatment.
Will it be Difficult to Adjust to Dentures?
There will be a period of adjustment for you to become accustomed to your new dentures. How long — and how difficult — that period might be depending on the type of dentures that you have, as well as your personal habits.
Speaking: At first, you might have some trouble pronouncing words you used to have no trouble saying. However, with a little time and practice, you’ll be back to chatting with ease. If you notice clicking from your dentures when you speak, call us — it could be due to issues with the fit of your dentures.
Eating: It may take a few weeks for you to get used to eating with your new dentures. We will give you specific instructions on what to do after your dentures are complete, but as a general guide, start with soft foods that are easy to chew. Be patient with yourself, and go slow, testing out chewing on both sides of your mouth. Avoid extremely hard or sticky foods, like certain types of candy.
General comfort: It’s completely natural for dentures to feel odd at first. They’re a brand new smile, after all, and it takes some getting used to before you feel back to normal. As a general rule, give yourself time and patience. Soon, you’ll be able to enjoy your quality of life with the smile to support it.
It’s important to remember that you can always contact us to discuss the fit and comfort of your dentures. If your dentures are too uncomfortable — or even if you just have a question — we’re here for you.
Is it Necessary to Use Dental Adhesives?
There are several different types of dental adhesives that some people use to secure their dentures in place, including pastes, powders, and strips.
Not everyone needs to use dental adhesives for a secure and comfortable fit for their dentures, but there are some benefits to consider when deciding what might work best for you. Adhesives can make the fit of your dentures more stable and secure, including when you are biting and speaking. If you have a dry mouth that makes it hard for your dentures to fit securely, adhesives can offer assistance.
Likewise, if you speak in public or in front of colleagues while on the job frequently enough to require superior stability, adhesives can give you the confidence to focus on the content and delivery of your presentation — rather than the possibility that your dentures might slip and slide during it.
If you are unsure of whether dental adhesives are right for you, ask us about it. Sometimes, your dentures might need to be adjusted so that they fit more naturally in your mouth — without the use of dental adhesives.
Ready to start the conversation about dentures? The Centerburg Dental Care team is here for you. Call us at (740) 917-4159 to learn more.
We appreciate hearing from our awesome patients in Centerburg, OH!
What a great team! From the moment you walk in you feel comfortable and are greeted with a “Hello” and a smile. When they are working on your teeth, they take their time to explain what they are doing. I highly recommend this office and tell people about the awesome team they have! -James S.
Phenomenal staff all around. Very professional and thorough. I am very glad I chose this place. They far exceeded my hopes and expectations. If you are looking for a dentist I think you will be hard-pressed to find better. -Mike G.
When we opened in 2016, it was our mission to serve our community with friendly, comfortable, convenient care. Now, we are continually committed to providing our families the very best dental services. With a small-town feel and cutting-edge technology, we combine personalized service and the most effective treatment possible.