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Denture Exams & Maintenance | San Francisco CA

Dentures on top of 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. Rivas, Dr. Taylor or Dr. Westbrook will help ensure your denture is functioning properly.

Call San Francisco Office Phone Number 415-397-4827 if you have any questions or to schedule your denture consultation with Drs. Rivas, Taylor or Westbrook today!

Medical and dental history

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.

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

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. Drs. Rivas, Taylor or Westbrook can assess your dentures for cracks, chips, and broken or loose teeth and suggest solutions.

Overview of exam

  • 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
For more information about denture care or to schedule a consultation with Drs. Rivas, Taylor or Westbrook, call our office in San Francisco, CA at San Francisco Office Phone Number 415-397-4827