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Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)

Gums and Denture Pain

07/01/2009

Question:

If I am wearing dentures when I bite, somtimes I get sharp pain in my gums.  Is it possible that my dentures can be adjusted to keep them from hurting so much?

Answer:

Yes, is possible to adjust your dentures. The dentist need to find out the sources of the problem and fix them.

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Response by:

Alfredo  Hernandez, DDS, MS Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University