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I wear dentures. What things will a dentist check during a dental exam?

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If you wear dentures or other appliances, your dentist will ask a few questions about when you wear your dentures and when you take them out (if removable). He will also look for any irritation or problems in the areas in the mouth that the appliance touches, will and examine the denture or appliance itself, looking for any worn or broken areas.

From: Dental Care for Seniors WebMD Medical Reference

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American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

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American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

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