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Denture sore mouth.

Authors
  • Reeve, C M
  • Van Roekel, N B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Dermatologic Clinics
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1987
Volume
5
Issue
4
Pages
681–686
Identifiers
PMID: 3315346
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Denture sore mouth is most often caused by improperly fitting dentures. Ulcers, stomatitis, hyperplasia, bone resorption, and chronic candidiasis may develop under improperly fitting dentures. If extensive bone resorption occurs, dental implants may be necessary. Malignant changes can develop.

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