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Nasser Antonious, DDS, MAGD, FICOI
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry
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Denture Check-up

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If you have dentures it is important for you to visit your dentist on a regular basis. A denture check-up appointment is very different to a normal, routine check-up appointment and provides a range of additional benefits.

What happens at a denture check-up?

The main aim of the denture check-up appointment is to ensure the dentures fit well and are functioning effectively. If the dentures do not fit properly, they may cause the gums to become inflamed and irritated, which can cause pain and discomfort. Poorly fitting dentures can also cause the dentures to feel loose and wobbly, which can affect speech and the patient’s ability to eat properly.

At the denture check-up, the dentist will examine the dentures thoroughly and check their state of repair as well as the fit. If the dentures have started to change shape or lose their shape, the dentist may recommend modifying the dentures. If the dentures are very worn or your mouth has changed shape significantly then they may suggest getting a new set of dentures.

If your dentist recommends a new set of dentures, they may take images of your mouth and create an impression of your teeth and gums. This can then be sent away to the dental laboratory and a new set of dentures can be custom made to fit your mouth.

General oral health

If your dentures are functioning well and you have no trouble with them, the dentist will check your general oral health, by conducting a thorough oral examination and note down any changes or problems in your dental record. The dentist will also check the health of your gums and tongue during the examination and they may ask you to bite down so that they can check the relationship between your upper and lower sets of teeth. An oral cancer screening will also be part of your exam, your dentist will also check your neck and oral tissues for lumps, red or white patches or recurring sore areas. Screening for early changes in oral health are crucial in detecting oral cancer at an early stage.
Your dentist will ask if you have had any pain or discomfort since your last appointment and they will investigate any issues you raise.

If you wear partial dentures, the dentist will check for signs of decay on the remaining teeth. Your dentist will also give the teeth a thorough clean, to remove traces of plaque and tartar and make sure the mouth is as healthy and clean as possible. Dentist cleaning is much more intensive than daily at home hygiene and will leave your mouth feeling fresh and clean. The dentist will also clean your dentures thoroughly.

After the examination is complete your dentist may ask if you have any questions or concerns. If you have questions about oral hygiene products, brushing techniques or caring for your dentures, for example, your dentist can offer advice and recommend good products.

For more information on Dentures click on the following links

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arrow Loose Denture, Diagnosis and Treatment
arrow Denture Repair
arrow Denture Relining
arrow Cleaning Your Dentures

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Complimentary Denture Evaluation   |   Denture Check-Up   |    Cosmetic Dentures Makeover   |   Complete Dentures   |    What Are Immediate Dentures  
Advantages and Disadvantages of Immediate Dentures    |  Understanding Overdentures   |  Partial Dentures  |  Precision Partial Dentures   |  Implant Retained Dentures
Denture Stabilization   |  Denture Repairs and False Teeth Repairs   |  Denture Relines and Denture Relining  |  Dentures and Tissues Conditioning
Replacing Old Dentures   |   Denture Sore Spots   |   Denture Stomatitis Treatment  |  Getting Used to Wearing Dentures
Taking Care of Your Dentures   |   Apprehensive Denture Patients   |  Dentures Frequently Asked Questions  |  Denture Post Operative Instructions

Nasser Antonious DDS is licensed as a general dentist in California. Sunnyvale Dental Care established since 1995
Sunnyvale dentist, Nasser Antonious DDS welcomes new patients from all areas including Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Campbell, San Jose, Saratoga, Los Altos, and Los Gatos
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