A permanent soft liner is a layer of soft material that is fitted to the surface of a denture and rests next to the oral tissues. A soft liner acts as a cushion between the hard plastic base of a denture and the gums. Soft liners can be place in new dentures as well as existing dentures.
Permanent soft liners provide comfort and relief for individuals with:
- Severely receded or flat gums that do not tolerate the stress of dentures chronic soreness.
- Gums with prominent or sharp bony areas.
- A soft liner does require proper cleaning procedures.
- A denturist will help determine if a permanent soft liner is appropriate for you.