Loose Dentures

Loose Dentures at Emergency Dental CareWhy might my dentures feel loose?

  • a changing/shrinking jaw due to age
  • normal wear and tear
  • a particularly vigorous cleaning
  • the normal adjustment period to new dentures
  • improper care of either dentures or your mouth

What should I do when my dentures feel loose?

  • If you are new to dentures, the looseness may be
    normal. Be sure to keep all dental appointments and communicate with
    your dentist.
  • If your dentures have loosened over time, call us at (516) 565-3435 or (516) 348-2000 to make an appointment immediately.
  • To fix the problem temporarily use a denture adhesive.

If you are in or around the Franklin Square area please call: (516) 565-3435. And, if you are in or around the Syosset area please call us at: (516) 348-2000.

The content offered on this website is for informational purposes only and does not seek to diagnose and/or treat any physical, medical, dental, and/or periodontal condition or disease. In addition, the offering and consumption of this content does not establish a doctor patient relationship. If you are experiencing any pain, discomfort, swelling, and/or bleeding in your mouth and/or jaw this may represent a serious condition and can only be diagnosed and treated by visiting a medical doctor, dentist, and/or periodontist in person.