I dont take my dentures out. Will my gums get infected?

Q. Hello im a 24 year old lad who wears dentures on the top part of me mouth. the denture are a full set apart from the 2 fangs that are missing out of my denture my question is because i dont ever take them out apart from to clean them is there any chance that my gums will start to rot of get gamgreen because im not letting my gums breath? i dont ever take them out because im in a relationship and im embarrased about my appearance.They do get sore but the pain goes.

A. The main problem is fungal infection of your mouth.  I would strongly recommend that you remove your dentures at night time

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