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Without most of your teeth, facial muscles can sag and make you look older. Dentures can also help create a fuller and more youthful facial profile. They can be designed so they closely resemble your natural teeth and you won’t feel so self-conscious about having such a drastic change in your appearance.
- It may feel awkward wearing them for a few weeks until you get used to them.
- Your dentures may also feel a bit loose as the muscles of your cheek and tongue learn to keep them in place.
- With dentures, it’s not unusual to experience minor soreness and irritation
- You may also find that salivary flow temporarily increases