Make the Most of Your New Denture Adjustment Period

dca-blog_dentures-splash-in-glass

Tooth loss limits your diet and can lead to unhealthy eating habits. If you’ve been avoiding social situations because of your missing teeth, you may have also missed out on opportunities to enjoy healthy physical activities. Getting affordable quality dentures can restore your confidence and your ability to eat the foods you love. Like any major change, you’ll need time to get used to eating and talking with your new teeth. While you’re adjusting to your removable or permanent dentures, you can start incorporating healthy new habits into your lifestyle.

Here are ways you can use your adjustment period to improve your overall health:

Stay Healthy: Times of transition are stressful, so it’s especially important to make sure your body has all the nutrients it needs while you’re adjusting to your dentures. When you’re able to add chewy and crunchy textures back into your diet, you’ll have exciting opportunities to try new healthy foods that you were unable to eat without your teeth. To maintain optimum energy levels, get plenty of sleep. Keep your body healthier buy avoiding tobacco, and limit your alcohol consumption.

Exercise Daily: Adding a healthy workout to your day lowers your blood pressure and improves your circulation. Exercising elevates mood, enhances self-confidence, and increases energy levels. With the added stress of learning to wear your new dentures, you need the extra boost. You can incorporate daily exercise into your denture care routine by getting out of the house for a brisk walk or jog after inserting your dentures. You can get your daily steps in while you smile with newfound confidence at passers-by. Remember to warm up and cool down with gentle stretches to protect your muscles. When your energy levels start to soar, you’ll begin to associate your daily dental dentures routine with a feeling of well-being and high self-esteem. 


To learn about our family dentistry practice in Virginia, call Dental One Associates of Virginia today at (855) 979-3337 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Virginia. With 6 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Virginia, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Virginia.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Staff is friendly. Professional cleaning done.
Debra J.
The office staff is friendly, the dental assistant kind & gentle and the dentist knowledgable & nice. Yay!
Katha L.
I really like Dr.K and her assistant. She is very informative and reassuring. I knew in the beginning that I would need a lot of work done. Both her and her assistant were positive and reassuring […]
Amethyst W.
Great customer service
Ryan D.
I was afraid of all dentist until I came to Dentist one associate. I was pain free well just a little but there my go to dentist office now
Billy S.
I have been a patient of Dr. Miller for many years. He is a perfectionist in his field and he always insures that a procedure is done exactly right. I know it doesn’t come any better than that!
Sarah D.
The level of care, concern and professionalism is reliable.
Joanne B.
Great work and professional staff
Vincent M.
Very friendly ! More than accommodating.
John O.
Great people there. From the front desk to the dentists, they are all just as kind and helpful as they can be.
Margaret S.
Dr. Valleru & Aneesah are wonderful! I love her staff. The front desk staff are wonderful always smiling and happy. Dr. Valleru is awesome and I would recommend her 100% thank you Dr. Valleru […]
Lauren B.
Dr Suresh is such a pro and very courteous
Minna H.
Very nice staff. The Dr is great.
Christin H.
Well with me walking in about 24 hours before my scheduled appointment for the first step in getting another tooth crowned and you all took me pretty much immediately, I’d say that’s star […]
William B.
The staff is friendly and professional and the service is always prompt.
T. M.
Jennifer is always on time and friendly. Knowledgeable and thorough.
Jennifer S.
All items taken care of with professional attitude
Eric B.
Very happy with this dentist
Margie W.
Great experience with Jennifer.:)
Monica L.
caring and efficient
Janet B.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here