Dental Emergency! Broken Denture

Dental Emergency! Broken Denture

A broken denture is one of the serious dental problems. Dentures are breakable. Broken dentures stop everyday tasks like chewing, eating, swallowing and talking, which can be more challenging. Your dentures have probably broken at most unexpected times. Damage caused on dentures can be easily noticeable.


There are many reasons for denture fracture. Most common causes of denture fracture include stress cycles of chewing, daily wear and tear over time. The various ranges of temperature found in hot and cold foods and beverages, as well as certain types of acidic foods and even the moisture in your mouth can wear down a denture. In fact, dentures may often break because they simply don’t fit correctly. Usable duration of dentures is a maximum of seven years.


Dentures are stronger than your natural teeth. If your denture breaks, we advise you to contact New Age Dentistry to request a denture repair appointment. The ease of denture repair really depends on the severity of the damage on your broken dentures. Proper repair of denture fracture requires expert knowledge and skill as well as materials.


How Should We Care for Our Dentures at Home?

It is important to care for dentures properly at home. The denture should be removed carefully over a soft area like a rug or fill your sink with water to avoid the denture fracture. The other crucial step in caring for your denture is to keep it clean. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush with toothpaste to clean any remaining natural teeth. Use a toothbrush or gauze to clean your tongue, palate, and gums. Use a denture cleaner to clean your dentures to remove bacteria’s. Make sure you do not sleep with your dentures in. Your palate needs time to breathe without your denture in place.


If you need any dental emergency, simply visit our Albuquerque dentist emergency care. We offer repair of complete and partial dentures. If you have a broken denture or any questions about denture repair, replacement, or for a free consultation, contact us at New Age Dentistry. We’re happy to help you.