Denture Repair – The Facts You Need to Know
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Eventually all dentures need to be repaired. It is due to the everyday wear and tear that they experience. Getting the right kind of denture repair is crucial if you want to avoid any unpleasant complications. This is why you should not attempt to do it yourself – you need the help of an experienced dentists – like those at Island Dental Associates in Franklin Square and Shine Dental Associates in Syosset.

Dangers of Bad Denture Repair
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If your dentures are not repaired properly it can lead to a lot of discomfort for the wearer. Tissue damage to the pink base of your gums as well as the surrounding oral tissue. Not only will this be painful, it can lead to infection and be very painful.

Denture Relines
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At all times denture repair needs to be carried out by a trained specialist who knows what they are doing. In the case of relining or rebasing a denture, the prosthodontist or dentist will refit the existing denture base where possible. They will also reuse the teeth.

Hard Reline
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The moment you first put your new dentures in gives you a feeling you’d probably like to keep forever. It’s a combination of relief because you finally have your smile back and satisfaction that the process has come to an end. However, if you don’t take care of those dentures, you’ll experience the less enjoyable lead up to that moment over and over again. One way of maintaining your dentures is known as a hard reline.

Soft Reline
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Whether artificial or the original article, teeth take a lot of maintenance to keep looking their best. That’s why it’s important you don’t get complacent with your new teeth. Even though they may be made out of the latest technology in terms of materials, your mouth is a warzone full of acids, bacteria, plaque, dyes and, for some, even smoke. However, even the cleanest, most harmless of mouths still need dentures that are regularly seen by professionals for a relining. One version in particular is known as a soft reline.

In Office Denture Reline
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There’s a lot you can do to take care of your dentures and ensure they give you a long life. Maintaining your dentures also helps keep their look intact and ensures they’ll be comfortable to wear at all times. However, no matter how careful you are with them or how much you clean them, eventually you’re going to need a professional’s help. An in office denture reline is a necessary part of every maintenance routine.

Lab Reline
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No permanent denture is ever complete. Just like a car, even the best maintained dentures occasionally need a tune-up from the experts every now and then. When it comes to dentures, those tune-ups are known as relines. There are a number of different types you can receive, depending on your preference. However, if you want the best fitting dentures when it’s all said and done, you should opt for a lab reline.

About Our Long Island Denture Repair Services
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Island Dental Associates in Franklin Square and Shine Dental Associates in Syosset offer affordable denture repairs, relines and same-day fabrication and placement to the residents of Nassau County, Western Suffolk County, and Queens.