Denture-induced stomatitis is described as the tissue under a denture may
appear redder than usual. Sometimes, there are r
ed sores on the roof of the mouth, that it may not hurt. White patches could be present in the roof of mouth
as well. Patients may not be aware of this condition. The college of Dentistry
at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia studied 71 denture wearers.
The research data reported that 57% of patients had denture-induced stomatitis.
The report showed that 61% only washed their denture for cleaning. Therefore, the
lack of cleaning was a major factor for denture induced stomatitis. Not wearing dentures at night will prevent this redness in the roof of mouth.
Clean your denture after each meal whenever possible and soak them in a
denture cleaning solution overnight.