How will I know if getting immediate dentures was successful?

You should notice that the unattractive, non-restorable, periodontally involved, infected teeth are no longer present, and your appearance has improved. At first your face may show signs that extractions have been performed, the bite may need adjustment, sore spots may need to be relieved and you may require time to adapt to the denture. You should expect that there will be learning period for eating, speaking and wearing the denture.

With an immediate denture there may be post-delivery discomfort and uneven bite that may take time and/or several visits to resolve. You were not born to wear a denture; it is unfortunate that it is needed and time is required to get used to it.

It is important to be aware that you are an important part of the success of immediate denture services. Everything may be done with excellence and you may still need time, perseverance and work to adapt to having the denture in your mouth and functioning in a satisfactory manner.

Continue Learning about Dentures

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.