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Question:
I have been wearing dentures 36 years. I am on my second set, and these need replacing. My problem is I have a sore or cut place in the soft tissue between my lower lip and gum and I don't know what kind doctor to see for the problem.

I know that I need to see someone who fits dentures, but how about treatment of the sore and cut places? Should I see a peridontist, dentist, or my regular physician. I am diabetic and taking plavix. ...Visitor from GA

Answer:
You need to see your dentist. The problem most likely is related to the dentures not fitting properly.

If you have not considered implants that may be very helpful to you!

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