Denture-induced stomatitis is described as the tissue under a denture may appear redder than usual. Sometimes, there are red sores on the roof of the mouth, that it may not hurt. White patches could be present in the roof of mouth as well. Patients may not be aware of this condition. The college of Dentistry at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia studied 71 denture wearers. The research data reported that 57% of patients had denture-induced stomatitis. The report showed that 61% only washed their denture for cleaning. Therefore, the lack of cleaning was a major factor for denture induced stomatitis. Not wearing dentures at night will prevent this redness in the roof of mouth. Clean your denture after each meal whenever possible and soak them in a denture cleaning solution overnight.
To learn more, call Greenville, NC dentures at 252-752-1111 Drs. Capps, Bowman & Padgett
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