Relining Dentures - Boise, Idaho
The mouth, gums, and jawbones are constantly changing when the teeth are missing to support bone structure which can cause your dentures not to fit properly. In order for your dentures to fit comfortably, you may need to get your dentures relined. A denture relining is a procedure that reshapes your dentures to help it rest on your gums.
Why are Denture Relines Necessary?
By having your dentures relined regularly, you're actually prolonging the life of your dentures and improving the health of your mouth. Improperly fitted dentures can cause pain, irritation, and mouth sores which can lead to more serious problems.
Properly Fitted Dentures Reduce Shrinkage
As we age, our gums may shrink. this is exacerbated by not having your teeth. Properly fitted dentures actually can help reduce this shrinkage. Brushing your mouth and gums can also help reduce the shrinking that comes with age and missing teeth.
My Dentures Aren't Fitting Properly. What can I do?
If you've noticed that your dentures aren't fitting as tightly, you're using a denture fixative, or you have sores or mouth pain, you should call the denture specialists at European Denture Center - (208) 376-6613 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appoint. Remember, pain is not a commonality and you should contact your denturist if discomfort or pain persists. Learn more about other common denture problems.