Denture Exams & Maintenance

A Denture sitting on top of paper formsYour dentures are an investment and require care and attention to maintain their optimum performance. The fit of your dentures will have a profound affect on your oral tissues and health. An annual examination by Dr. Lindahl will help ensure your denture is functioning properly.

Medical and Dental History Update

Updating your medical and dental history with any significant changes is critical to maintaining your oral health and well-being. A variety of medical and dental conditions can alter a dentures fit.

Annual Oral Exam

Annual examinations can assist in detecting oral abnormalities including cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions. Early detection of these conditions is generally beneficial for treatment.

Tissue and Bone Assessment

Ill-fitting dentures may cause bone and tissue changes and need to be corrected for your oral health. Our practice can assess and recommend solutions to suit your personal needs.

Comfort, Fit, and Integrity of Dentures

Bite problems, speech impediments and tissue irritations can be caused by an ill-fitting denture and should be remedied. Leaving this condition unchecked can lead to complicated situations in the future. Dr. Lindahl can assess your dentures for cracks, chips, and broken or loose teeth and suggest solutions.

Denture Exam Overview

  • Update of medical and dental history chart
  • An examination of your oral cavity
  • Tissue and bone assessment
  • Denture stability and bite examination
  • Cleaning and polishing of your denture
  • Oral hygiene review

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Marty W. Lindahl, DDS – Which tooth replacement option is right for me?
There are many ways to replace missing teeth and we believe each treatment should be customized to best fit the individual patient. The best way to determine which treatment is appropriate is to book a consultation appointment with Dr. Lindahl. During this time, the patients you will undergo an evaluation to decide which restorative method is best. The evaluation will include talking with Dr. Lindahl about what you would like to achieve with your new dental restoration, whether you prefer something fixed or removable, and in this session we will discuss your financial options. By taking these elements into consideration, our team can support you in making an educated towards the best solution. We never choose for our patients, we prefer to give patients the information they need to make knowledgeable choices that ensure their long-lasting satisfaction and best health.

Schedule an appointment at Rolling Hills Dental (865) 983-4444.

Dr. Marty W. Lindahl of Knoxville, TN is a general, cosmetic, and restorative dentist who provides a variety of services to patients who are interested in enhancing the appearance of their smiles while improving their oral health and wellness. At Rolling Hills Dental, our team of dental professionals are here for you if you want to find out more about your options for restoring tooth loss. Call us today at (865) 983-4444 or visit us at 2625 Old Niles Ferry Rd.