Another Reason To “NOT” Wear Your Dentures At Night

Dr. Jordan Pettigrew

Please read this Scientific article relating to pneumonia and it’s potential increased prevalence by nighttime denture wear.
We are always telling our patients to remove their dentures at night due to potential inflammation and microbial burden but the high risk of pneumonia is very interesting and concerning.
Bottom line……Take out those dentures at night!  More than 40 % increase in pneumonia potential when you don’t.

Night-Time Denture Wear And Pneumonia Prevalence