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What is denture-induced stomatitis, and how does it affect seniors?

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As people age, they’re more at risk for oral health problems. Denture-induced stomatitis is one of them. Ill-fitting dentures, poor dental hygiene, or a buildup of the fungus Candida albicans cause this condition, which is inflammation of the tissue under a denture.

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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