Doctor Answers (4) on Slipping dentures
first and foremost an dentist needs to thoroughly evaluated the conditions of her mouth and denture.
physiological bone remodelling happens at an rapid phase due to loss of teeth so need to evaluate if bone augmentation is feasible provided shez not diabetic and with cardiac history.
faulty dentures can be readjusted to some extent.
rebasing dentures are temporary solutions.
if denture is excessively loose its advisable to get new pair of dentures.
If patient is affordable can go for implant supported dentures provided patient maintains good medical fittness.
completely evaluate her medical fittness before proceding.
Osteoporosis can be an big factor in determining failure of implants.