What is a Denture Reline?

What is a denture reline?

A denture reline keeps dentures snug and tight when they are loose.  Loose dentures irritate the gums and may cause sore spots and inflamed gums.

Should I reline my dentures at home?

Great question.  Yes.  Why not.  It cannot ruin your dentures because it can be taken out.  There is no reason why you shouldn’t reline your dentures at home.  The process is easy and affordable.  Just be sure keep regular dentist appointments.


Why do I need Denture reliner?

Not everyone needs a denture reliner.  Some people are lucky enough to have secure-fitting dentures.  However, the millions of people who cannot wear their dentures do need something in their denture to keep it from moving around and feeling miserable.  A denture reliner will fill in the gaps between your denture and your gums and cushion the grip.

How much does a denture reliner cost?

The cost of a denture reline costs anywhere from $200 to $300 at your dentist.  Most insurance companies do not cover this cost.  An over-the-counter denture liner is affordable and can get you by until your next dental visit.

What about denture adhesives?

Denture adhesives are a great way to temporarily hold your dentures in place so you can eat or speak.  They come in a tube and you squeeze the material into your denture and spread it around the denture base.  This forms a suction to keep your denture snug.  An adhesive needs replaced several times per day.

What is the difference between a denture reliner and a denture adhesive?

Both products deliver secure dentures.  As mentioned above adhesives need replaced several times a day.  A denture reliner is a powder and liquid that when mixed together and placed in the denture forms a custom-fit denture liner that stays in the denture for several months or years and does not need to be replaced daily.

Can I use adhesives over a denture reline?

As we cannot confirm how other denture liners work with adhesives, we do know that you can reline over top of Perma Soft denture reline kit.  Perma Soft is a firm relner that lasts up to two years in the denutre.

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