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Question:
Lower dentures - Placement of teeth on denture What is most important? The bite or the placement of the teeth over the gum impression of the denture? ... Visitor from VA

Answer:
I am not sure I completely understand your question, but I think it is related to form versus function.

Is it better to have a great bite or to have teeth put on the denture so that they look correct...

This is a very difficult question but I can tell you that I believe that a great look that is in the right form will almost always give you the best function. Sometimes someone has lost a lot of bone and the teeth have to be moved back to get a stable denture. But most of the time you can get a compromise and be happy is both situations.

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