If you or your loved one wear dentures that are loose or ill fitting, it is important to get them fixed with geriatric denture repair in NYC. You may think think that poorly fitting dentures are a minor inconvenience, but if they are not repaired, they may cause damage.
As we age our gums shrink and if we do not have our dentures relines or remade, our lower jaw and upper jaw may not align, leading to the face muscles virtually collapsing. If the muscles collapse, it gives the appearance of premature ageing by causing aged and wrinkled features. Without NYC geriatric denture repair, badly fitting or loose dentures can also cause:
Long term problems associated with the need of denture repair include swelling, sores, dietary problems and infections.
Many elderly people have difficulty accessing dental care due to health and mobility issues, thankfully however, the primary benefit of geriatric denture repair in NYC is that we make house calls. Dr. Alisa Kauffman repairs geriatric dentures in Manhattan and is one of the top 25 dentists in the country.
Dr. Kauffman has over 30 years of dental experience, and providing quality care for those who have Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and all forms of Dementia, so you can trust her to provide quality compassionate dental care in the comfort of your home. Dr. Kauffman can coordinate dental care with your home health aide, family or friend can be there during her visit. To learn more about geriatric denture repair in NYC or to schedule an appointment, please call (917) 826-6278.