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Tips for Getting Rid of Pain & Irritation Caused by Dentures

When you wear or do anything new during your first-time wearing dentures, you may feel a little discomfort in the beginning. You may ask yourself, "Why are my new dentures killing me?"

It's not uncommon for new dentures to cause pain and sores at first. The pain associated with new dentures doesn’t necessarily mean something is wrong, rather it can be a normal part of wearing dentures for the first time. however, sometimes pain and irritation is not just “teething pain,” but can be a sign that something is not right – like ill-fitting or slipping dentures. It’s important to know why you’re getting sores and pain with a new set of dentures and what you can do about it. Our articles and guides are here with the solutions to different causes of denture discomfort as well as denture pain relief tips so you can enjoy life with your dentures.