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Have you lost some or all of your adult teeth? This can make it difficult to do things that used to be simple, like eating and speaking. Drs. Parikh, Nijhawan, and Eugenie may recommend dentures in Somerset, New Jersey, to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile.

How do dentures work?
Your dentures will be custom made to ensure ideal fit and functionality. Full dentures consist of a flesh-colored base (that fits over the gums) with replacement teeth attached. The lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to allow room for the tongue. The upper denture covers the roof of the mouth.

How long do dentures last?
Dentures will need to be remade, realigned, or rebased with time because of normal wear. In addition, as you age, your mouth will naturally change, causing dentures to loosen. Have your dentures checked by our dentists at least once each year.

How long will it take me to get used to my dentures?
It is not uncommon for dentures to feel a little awkward or uncomfortable for the first few weeks. The adjustment period may even last for a few months. You’ll have to practice a little to get used to eating and speaking with your new dentures. With time, though, you will adjust to your new dentures. Your cheeks and tongue will learn how to hold your dentures in place.

We invite you to contact Platinum Dental Group at 732-828-0606 today to learn more about dentures and to schedule a checkup.