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    Will dentures impact the way someone talks?

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    Dr Keith Baetz

    Dentist, Prosthodontist

    To enable Dr Baetz and his team to provide you with the highest level of care, your first appointment is the most important.Dr Baetz will … View Profile

    Almost always, a new denture will alter the way you sound, but most people get used to this quite quickly, and adapt quite quickly, and sound normal quite quickly. But some patients do require that the dentures be modified, in order to improve the sound.

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    Talking can be affected as dentures increase bulk in the mouth. Also dentures may move during certain sounds. Tongue movement during sounds can change as dentures take up the tongue's free space.

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    Will dentures impact the way someone talks?

    If you have not worn dentures at all, then dentures will impact the way you talk. You will initially undergo what I would refer to as a shape shock process, whereby your mouth, tongue, cheeks and lips are not used to having something foreign in the mouth for long periods of time. With constant wear, the muscles used for eating and talking will learn to accommodate and return you to normal speech, and function. Sometimes dentures can be a bit bulky in which case returning to normal speech can be harder. If so a simple denture adjustment may be all that is required.

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