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Denture Soft Liner – What is Soft Liner, by Walnut Creek Dentist, Dr. Z.

Denture soft liner is the material that is added inside the removable denture to create more support to the denture. The jawbone that supports the teeth is resorbed due to loss of teeth in the body. After a period of many years patients can suffer from facial collapse. The lower jaw is more susceptible to this condition and the arch deteriorates into a sharp ridge. It can be very painful to continue wearing a denture due to the pressure sores that can develop. A softer lining for a denture can help alleviate the discomfort.

Do not let the material to get dry. Keep it in the water while it is out of your mouth and follow your dentist instructions.

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Benefits of Soft Liner include the following:
1) Shock absorption effect during chewing,
2) More comfortable to wear dentures,
3) Denture will fit more tightly,
4) Low surface tension with wetting effect.

Disadvantages of Soft liners include the following:
1) Should be cleaned properly due to porous effect of the material.
2) This can be done professionally in Dr. Z.’s office in Walnut Creek.
3) This is generally offered during the regular dental cleaning,
4) It is more expensive then a hard liner
5) It breaks down faster and needs to be replaced more frequently.

Cleaning Dentures with Soft Liner
You must soak your denture in a denture-cleaning product, but you must use only cold water for mixing. The high heat may damage the Soft Liner. Do not soak denture in the cleaning solution no longer than 30 minutes. During the first several weeks use cotton balls to swab the liners. You may use soft brush after that.

To find out more about relines, our dentists, and our dentistry services, please call our walnut creek dental office at 925.939.9177 or email us.

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Mehri Zarekari, DMD
1575 Treat Boulevard #115
Walnut Creek , CA , 94598
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Dr. Mehri Zarekari recieved her undergraduate degree at California State University, Hayward before following her professional career at School of Dental Medicine at University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Zarekari combines an exceptional education, extensive clinical experience, and long-standing personal dedication to improving people's dental health, allowing her to bring outstanding functional health and beauty to her patient's smiles. She has been recognized as an Invisalign® Premier Provider since 2008, placing her among approximately the top five percent of Invisalign® practitioners in North America. She has demonstrated an exceptional level of Invisalign® experience and keep current on the latest techniques. If you need restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, invisalign®, or full-mouth reconstruction, Dr. Mehri Zarekari provides a wide range of dental treatments using advanced technology and a gentle touch to give you the dazzling smile you’ve always dreamed of. We look forward to hearing from you! To find out more about our dentists and the dentistry services we provide, please call 925.939.9177.

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