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How long should dentures last?

Question from reader: I read that dentures should last 10 to 15 years. Is this true? The American Dental Association recommends replacing your dentures every 5 to 7 years. One consistent observation I have made with patients who have worn their dentures 10 years plus, is the over-closure of the bite. (Nose & chin are […]

Loose lower dentures cause sore spots

Loose lower dentures and sore spots Question from reader: My lower denture is loose, food gets under it and I often have sore spots. What can be done for me? Having 2 lower implants placed in the lower jaw is becoming the standard of care and the choice of treatment for thousands of patients. There […]