There is a difference between dentists and denturists- denturists can perform an oral exam and measure and fit the gums for dentures. The way things are going, this job position is going to be in high demand in the upcoming years- Canada currently has 4 colleges of denturism and 2,00 people who are certified in this field. In 2012, the dental implant industry was estimated to be worth about $80 million dollars and about 12 million Canadians have at least one untreated dental need.
So, future denture wearer, here are some things you will need to know about how to take care of dentures:
- Take your dentures out before going to bed. If this isn’t an option, take them out another time but be sure to give your mouth a rest for 6 to 8 hours. If they have metal, you’ll want to soak them in warm w
Taking care of your teeth is something that you probably consider to be second nature by now. As you’ve gotten older, you may have begun realizing that you’re willing to put more time and energy into dental care than before.
It’s normal to feel this way, and you’re certainly not the only person who has neglected regular teeth cleanings and flossing for years on end. But if you’ve gotten really dedicated in your new healthy teeth endeavor, you might actually be harming your teeth — smothering them with love, if you will — through too much enthusiasm. Like most things, if you’re trying to take care of your teeth or even take care of dentures or implants, moderation is key.
So how might you be hurting your teeth?
- Too much brushing. If you brush your tee