When should I call the dentist after getting overdentures?

Call your dentist or oral surgeon if your overdentures are uncomfortable or feel as if they do not fit correctly. Overdentures often require adjustment after you first get them.

Call your dentist immediately if you have any signs of infection, such as pain or a toothache, swelling or redness in the gum area, fever, and swollen glands in your jaw or neck.

Call your dentist if you feel generally ill after getting overdentures dentures.

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