Health Tip: Learning to Eat With Dentures12/26/11
(HealthDay News) -- Eating with dentures often requires some
practice, and may initially trigger some discomfort and
The American Dental Association offers these suggestions for
adjusting to your new dentures:
- Start out with soft foods.
- Cut up your food into small pieces.
- Eat slowly, carefully using both sides of your mouth.
- Slowly add a variety of foods until you have resumed your
- Take care when eating foods that are hot, hard or have sharp
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