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Are you prepping for dentures? Find out if you have the know-how. Check your answers at the bottom, but no cheating!

1. If you are missing only some teeth in your top or bottom arch, what kind of dentures will Dr. Reeve Abraben suggest?
a. Complete
b. Partial
c. Veneers
d. Cornflake

2. What is the right oral hygiene routine for denture wearers?
a. Soak your dentures overnight in a denture solution
b. Brush the dentures after meals
c. Brush your tongue, gums, the roof of your mouth, and any natural teeth at least twice a day. Don’t forget to floss any natural teeth.
d. All of the above

3. What are the advantages of dentures?
a. They fill out the appearance of your countenance and renovate your smile
b. You won’t have to deal with any of the typical failures of natural teeth (i.e. cavities, infected pulp, yellowing tooth enamel, etc.)
c. If you don’t have your natural teeth, dentures make eating and speaking easily achievable
d. All of the above

4. If your gums are a little sore for the first few weeks, what should you do?
a. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Reeve Abraben for an adjustment.
b. Apply denture adhesive to keep the dentures in place and Oragel to soothe your sore gums
c. Throw your dentures away
d. a. & b., but not c.

Answers: 1. b. 2. d. 3. d. 4. d.

Ready to get started? Give Lake City Family Dental Center, PA in Lake City, Florida a call. We’ll give you the expert care you deserve.