Overall, Canadians have excellent dental health. From the 1970s until today, the number of people who wear dentures has decreased but still makes up 6.4% of the population. There are many reasons a person might need to have dentures or denture implants fitted.
Accidents, injuries, gum disease, or tooth decay can all lead to a person having their natural teeth replaced with artificial ones. If you count yourself among the roughly 2 million Canadian denture wearers, then you'll want to know how to properly care for them. Oral health doesn't stop because you've got no natural teeth.
Read on for some insightful tips for new denture wearers and to learn how often you should be seeing a dentist.