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128 Possible Causes for Denture Problems, Subluxation of Jaw

  • Temporomandibular Joint Subluxation

    Definition Subluxation or hypermobility in the temporomandibular joint is defined as the clinical condition with repeated episodes of partial dislocation of the jaw.[phaa.com] April 15th, 2015 An open lock is when the jaw or mouth gets stuck wide open and will not close. The medical term for open lock is subluxation.[raleighfacialpain.com] Subluxation is when the joint is still partially attached to the bone. [2] When a person has a dislocated jaw it is difficult to open and close the mouth. [3] Dislocation[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    TMJ may also be caused by injury to the jaw, poorly fitting dentures, and arthritis. A "bite" problem may cause TMJ.[drugs.com] […] locking in the wide-open position for TMJ subluxation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If the patient is able to reduce this dislocation, it is termed “subluxation,” and if the dislocation requires an interventional reduction, it is termed “luxation.”[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    Denture and other removable appliance wearers reported an increased predisposition towards abrasions and sores under a denture base, though they did not have problems with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dental and periodontal problems. Oral candidiasis and angular cheilitis. Dry eyes tend to cause a gritty sensation.[patient.info] denture retention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Denture Problems

    Mouth infections. »Badly Fitting Dentures Ill Fitting Dentures Denture Problems One of the most common denture problems is badly fitting dentures or ill fitting dentures.[thedenturestudio.co.uk] What to Do with Denture Problems?[thisisdentistry.co.uk] It is unclear whether these denture problems affect the quality of life.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Tracheal Foreign Body

    Older adults who have swallowing problems may accidentally swallow their dentures.[medlineplus.gov]

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  • Xerostomia

    She also had urticaria and was receiving medication for postmenopausal hormonal problems. The patient was wearing full dentures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of denture wearing - Dietary change b/c discomfort during eating What are the (6) ways to manage xerostomia?[quizlet.com] To help overcome this problem, various techniques have been proposed for incorporating reservoirs that contain salivary substitutes into dentures.[j-ips.org]

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  • Gingivitis

    Some of these problems include crooked teeth, or bridges and dentures that do not fit right. How do I care for my teeth at home?[drugs.com] Good oral hygiene (proper brushing and flossing) and treatment of underlying dental problems, such as ill-fitting dentures, can also help.[merckmanuals.com] Having dental problems that make it hard to remove plaque. This may include bridges or dentures that do not fit right, and crooked teeth.[drugs.com]

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  • Stomatitis

    If the denture is not kept clean and oral hygiene is poor, candida and bacteria can cause inflammation of the gums under the denture.[grantsdentalpractice.com] Your saliva provides natural protection against infection and lubricates your mouth to stop dentures from traumatizing your gums.[jamiethedentist.com] Denture – induced stomatitis is aggravated if the denture is ill-fitting.[grantsdentalpractice.com]

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  • Exostosis

    Possible Periodontal Problems Exostosis also is commonly found on the jawbone.[livestrong.com] If the extra bone growth does not stick out too far, then it may never cause any problems.[livestrong.com] The growth is caused by environmental factors such as teeth grinding at night or from poorly fitted dentures.[livestrong.com]

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  • Malnutrition

    Talk to your doctor if you’re experiencing unintentional weight loss, poor appetite, difficulty chewing or swallowing, problems with ill-fitting dentures, or other problems[ncoa.org] Badly fitting dentures may contribute. 2) Mental health problems Conditions such as depression, dementia, schizophrenia, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia can lead to malnutrition[medicalnewstoday.com]

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