What are Denture Relines?
Denture Relines and Rebasing
As time goes on, your gum tissue changes as does the fit of your denture. Your denture will become loose and you may experience movement inside your mouth. Having your denture professionally relined helps to keep the denture secure and functional.
The requirement for relining occurs when bone and tissues change due to shrinkage.
The difference between relines and a rebase is, rebases replace all the pink-acrylic denture base material. The existing teeth remain in the exact same place.
The bite position, existing teeth and acrylic base(s) must be in good condition and not worn or stained to provide a reline procedure. An impression of your oral tissue is taken inside your denture(s) to provide a working model. New acrylic base material is added to your denture to produce a correct fit. The appearance of your dentures will not change.