Many people suffer from ill fitting dentures. This is due to changes in the mouth structure via bone resorption . Dentures remain the same while the mouth continues to go through change.
Some signs of ill fitting dentures are:
- Loose dentures
- Sores from dentures
- Cracked or broken dentures
- Trouble eating
To avoid ill fitting dentures, it is important for patients with dentures to have regular dental visits so that adjustments can be made to their denture.
Some procedures that may be done are:
- Denture reline - resurfacing the inside of the denture for a perfect fit
- Denture rebase - replacing broken or cracked teeth with new teeth
- Fabricating a new denture