Denture Questions

for your dentist

Here are a few examples of questions you may want to ask:

  • What are some alternatives to dentures? Are any of these an option for me?
  • How long will it take my gums to heal after my teeth are extracted?
  • How long will I have to wait to get my permanent dentures?
  • When will I be able to speak and eat comfortably with my new dentures?
  • How long will the entire process of getting new dentures actually take?
  • Should I expect to need downtime from work, school or other obligations during the process?
  • How long will each appointment take?
  • How should I care for my mouth during the denture process?
  • Are there any foods or drinks I should avoid while my gums heal?
  • Are there any activities I should avoid during the process of getting dentures?
  • How will I look with dentures?