Dental Health Expert Forum
denture pain
About This Forum:

Questions in the Dental Health forum are answered by Dr. Jerome Tsang. Topics covered include bridges, cavities, crowns, and x-rays.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

denture pain

My sister never wore her dentures because she said they hurt. Now these dentures are over a year old. Can these dentures still be adjusted so they will be comfortable? or has her bone structure continued to change to the point that these dentures must be replaced?
Tags: dentures
Related Discussions
540545_tn?1377626518
It depends on the circumstances in which they were made.  If they are what we term "immediate" dentures, in which teeth were removed and the dentures delivered, her bone structure could be much different than the day they were put in.  If she was teethless when the dentures were made, they could potentially fit still.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
This Forum's Experts
540545_tn?1377626518
Jerome Tsang, DDSBlank
Irvine Modern Dentistry
Irvine, CA
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank