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How to Prevent Denture Problems

It is important to maintain your removable dentures. Dentures may come out of adjustment over time, as the bone and gum tissues under them change shape in response to chewing pressure. If the dentures tip or rock, they can cause denture sores, damage to remaining teeth, and accelerated bone resorption. If you wear dentures, it is important to see a dentist regularly for proper maintenance to avoid these kinds of problems.

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Author: Thomas J. Greany, D.D.S. / Editor: Ken Lambrecht

This page was last updated on July 1, 2015.

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