DENTURE EXAMS & MAINTENANCE IN ARNOLD, MO
TIPS ON HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR DENTURES
MEDICAL AND DENTAL HISTORY
Keep your medical and dental history up-to-date with changes. This helps maintain your oral health and wellness. Various medical and dental conditions can alter how your dentures fit.
Annual denture examinations can help detect dental problems including cancerous and precancerous lesions. Early detection and diagnosis of issues are important for prompt treatment.
COMFORT, FIT, AND INTEGRITY OF DENTURES
Poorly fitting dentures can cause problems with your bite, speech, and tissue irritation. Untreated, this can lead to more complicated problems. Dr. Mandefro can assess your partial or complete dentures for cracks, chips, and broken or loose teeth.
OVERVIEW OF EXAM
Expect the following during your annual denture exam:
- Update of Medical and dental history chart
- An examination of your oral cavity
- Tissue and bone assessment
- Denture stability and bite examination
- Cleaning and polishing of your denture
- Oral hygiene review