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Denture Problems

Problems with Dentures


Presentation

  • Abstract In this section, guidelines to the diagnosis of complete denture problems are presented in tabular form. Suggestions to the management of these problems are listed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Dentures can present some challenges at first, but rest assured that all of them can be overcome with a positive attitude, some expert tips, and a few dabs of Fixodent adhesive. Fixodent Denture Adhesive: Overcoming Denture Challenges[dentureliving.com]
  • For nearly 30 years I’ve been involved in denture provision and have been responsible for helping to resolve some of the worst-case scenarios I’ve ever seen presented in a dentist’s chair.[denture-clinic.co.uk]
  • Whether you wear full or partial dentures, taking them out is important to give the gums and other denture-bearing tissues a chance to rest, recover and receive beneficial exposure to the antibacterial agents naturally present in saliva.[deardoctor.com]
Plethora
  • Because of the plethora of potential complete denture problems, this section is largely confined to those that are most commonly encountered at the time of insertion of replacement dentures or during review appointments in the days and weeks after insertion[nature.com]
Sighing
  • Many first-time denture wearers breathe a sigh of relief because they feel as though all of their dental problems are finally over. As it is with most things in life, one set of challenges is replaced with another.[grotonwellness.com]
Pneumonia
  • The study noted that aspiration (breathing) is a significant means of moving pneumonia-causing bacteria from the mouth into the lungs in elderly people.[deardoctor.com]
Aspiration
  • The study noted that aspiration (breathing) is a significant means of moving pneumonia-causing bacteria from the mouth into the lungs in elderly people.[deardoctor.com]
Gagging
  • Difficulty swallowing and gagging, discomfort in soft palate, and speech issues – Over-extension onto soft palate. Check border hard and soft palate with Thompson stick and valsalva maneuverur then place denture and do same.[bauersmiles.com]
  • Or alternatively, try sucking on a boiled sweet or mint. »Gagging Denture Problems A gag reflex can be trigggered either because your upper dentures are extended too far into your palate or because they are too thick.[thedenturestudio.co.uk]
  • (Figs. 9 and 10) Difficulty swallowing and gagging can be caused by overextension in the vertical aspect of the distal lingual flanges.[dentaltown.com]
  • Under extension can also cause a gagging sensation. Solution: reline the denture adding depth. Over extension – Causing the denture to make the gums sore and/or lift when eating. Solution- reduce peripheries.[smileonthesquare.co.uk]
Constipation
  • This can lead to digestive complications for, such as indigestion, choking hazards, and constipation. Denture Challenge #2: Reduced Taste Of course, there are foods that denture wearers can still eat.[dentalimplantstoronto.info]
Choking
  • This can lead to digestive complications for, such as indigestion, choking hazards, and constipation. Denture Challenge #2: Reduced Taste Of course, there are foods that denture wearers can still eat.[dentalimplantstoronto.info]
Hypersalivation
  • […] horizontal, maybe vertical (Vertical causes swallowing and gagging issues – slow adjust until patient comfortable) Denture vertical dimension occlusion Excessive VDO – Show too much teeth, TMJ pain, muscle pain, hard to swallow or gag, dentures click, hypersalivation[bauersmiles.com]
  • Excessive vertical dimension may result in patients showing too much teeth, TMJ pain, muscle pain, difficulty swallowing, gagging, clicking of the dentures, sialorrhea (hypersalivation) and a general feeling that the "dentures aren't right."[dentaltown.com]
Distractibility
  • But for a special group of people the normal irritating distractions that hinder festivities are magnified.[denture-clinic.co.uk]
  • His assistant (Beverly) too was amazing, holding my hand and talking to me, even finding music I liked to act as a distraction. Ailsa Gosman Dr Bilal's patient A wonderful dentist, kind, caring and gentle.[falkirkdentalcare.com]
Thin Lips
  • This is why denture wearers develop wrinkles around their mouths, overly thin lips and pointed chins. Denture wearers who have experienced extensive bone loss tend to look prematurely aged.[grdlacrosse.com]
Pointed Chin
  • This is why denture wearers develop wrinkles around their mouths, overly thin lips and pointed chins. Denture wearers who have experienced extensive bone loss tend to look prematurely aged.[grdlacrosse.com]
Feeling of Relaxation
  • I would definitely recommend Falkirk Dental Care Amy Sutherland Falkirk The dentists were excellent they made me feel very relaxed. The treatment was completely pain free, I would recommend this dental surgery to anyone.[falkirkdentalcare.com]

Treatment

  • These parameters were measured before treatment, and 1, 5 and 10 years after treatment. Differences among the three groups were tested by applying a one way analysis of variance and a Tukey's test for multiple comparison.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Other Treatments At Rodney Geelan Dental, we can help with a wide range of dental treatments including: All aspects of general dentistry such as oral examinations, x-rays, fillings, cleaning and scaling teeth Tooth Extractions Root canal Bridges Dentures[rodneygeelandental.com.au]
  • Malin is a world-renowned implantologist who instructs other dentists in dental implant treatment at several prestigious institutions. Learn more about our dental implant treatment.[grdlacrosse.com]
  • Falkirk Dental Care Caring, Professional & Honest Using the most up-to-date techniques and technologies, we offer our patients a wide range of dental treatments, from routine check ups to complete restoration and cosmetic treatments to ensure you have[falkirkdentalcare.com]
  • In the following tables, a list of causes and suitable forms of treatment to address the problems are summarised.[nature.com]

Prevention

  • Implants help stabilize the denture, minimize their movement and prevent sores. They should only be placed by a well-trained dental specialist. See a dentist if your dentures do not fit correctly. They may need to be adjusted or relined.[medlineplus.gov]
  • This prevents your dentures from moving forward or tipping. Eating will become easier as you get used to your dentures. In time, you should be able to eat most foods. Use an adhesive.[webmd.com]
  • After removing your dentures at night, you should place it in water to prevent dimensional and occlusal changes.[intelligentdental.com]
  • You may be having trouble adapting to your new dentures – from keeping them in place and preventing slippage to safely removing your dentures and preventing bad breath.[victoria.co.uk]

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