Most of today’s dentures are primarily made from acrylic resin. This is basically a high grade plastic, but it can make noise when it impacts another prosthesis. It can be hard to ignore the sound if your dentures are clicking into each other at inopportune times!
What’s causing that to happen?
The Clicking Habit
Some denture wearers actually develop the unconscious habit of playing with their dentures with their tongue. This causes a clicking sound that perhaps the denture wearer isn’t aware of.
But if you notice and are annoyed by a clicking sound, then you probably aren’t flipping your denture around with your tongue!
Time for an Adjustment
Dentures usually crash together out of your control for one of two reasons:
In either case, the best solution is to have your denture checked by a dentist and see what tweaks can be made for a more secure fit.
How to Stop Your Dentures from Clicking
If you’re still getting used to wearing dentures, it may take some practice for you to speak with confidence. Take your time learning a new speech pattern. Talk a little slower and more deliberately than usual. You may find the clicking lessens this way.
At your next dental checkup, ask your dentist for more tips on stopping the click.
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