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Dangers of Leaving Dentures in Too Long Each Day

Posted on 3/20/2018 by Dr. Michael Drone
Dentures Drone Prosthodontics IN 46383Maybe you don't like going without your dentures. Sometimes we all can be forgetful at times, just try to remember to take your dentures out. Please you don't want to wear your dentures to bed.

Did you know that leaving your dentures in too long each day isn't good for your health? We are going to explain the dangers of leaving your dentures in too long and why you don't want to wear your dentures to bed.

Why You Don't Want to Sleep in Dentures

Wearing your dentures all day, every day, isn't good for your health. If you wear to dentures to bed you really need to stop now.

In recent studies, it shows that people who sleeps in their dentures are 2.3 more times likely to be hospitalized or even die from pneumonia than those who do not sleep with dentures.

Are you wondering how wearing dentures at night can double your chances of getting a lung infection? Well, here's why, pneumonia can cause bacteria which can move from your mouth to your lungs.

If your dentures are not removed at night, they can become a breeding ground for all different types of bacteria. Another condition is called denture stomatitis this is seen in people that wears the upper denture continually.

Denture stomatitis is easily noticed, it can be characterized by a red and inflamed palate that has been infected. Dentures is supposed to improve your quality of life.

So, remember to take your dentures out at night and clean your dentures daily. Make sure to remove your dentures and rinse after each meal. Make sure you store your dentures in the properly, and use the appropriate solutions to clean and maintain them.

This is some of the reasons that you don't want to wear your dentures all day. For more information about the dangers of leaving your dentures in all day please contact us at our office.
Michael Drone Dentistry & Prosthodontics
809 Wall Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
PH: (219) 250-1163
Northwest Indiana
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