Regular visits to the dentist are important for denture wearers, ensuring continued comfort and proper function. Routine checks and maintenance will help to protect your dentures and make them last as long as possible.
During your annual recall exam, the dentist will perform a routine screening for oral cancer, check your gums and mouth for any sore areas and examine the fit and wear of your dentures. It is important for the dentist to check for sore areas or those impacted by excessive wear, as these issues can affect your eating habits and overall daily comfort. At your visit, your dentures will be cleaned using an ultrasonic process and sanitary solution to ensure they're sparking clean and bacteria-free. Normal wear or loosening of teeth can occur over time and require regular maintenance. Any necessary repair or maintenance can be assessed, performed or scheduled during this appointment.