- December 5, 2015
- Posted by: emobile
- Category: Health Chat
Question: Ever since my mother started wearing denture,we have noticed some sore at the corner of her mouth. What can be done?
Doctors Response: Your mother is likely suffering from denture -induced stomatitis. Resorption of bone in the mouth causes the folds at the angles of the mouth to become deeper therefore making the area susceptible to infection from retained infected saliva. The denture might need to be relined to increase its thickness and therefore lessen the fold. Check our post on Angular chelitis