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When do you qualify for dentures

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See below: Use a commercial made for dentures solution and follow the directions. Do not use toothpaste, too abrasive.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Fees Vary: Your best bet is to get a treatment estimate from a local dentist in your town.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dentures or ?: These types of questions are best answered by seeing a local qualified general dentist or prosthodontist who can go over your medical and dental histo ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
Denture tabs.: You can use denture tablets. The way we tell denture patients to keep them clean is by using a denture brush, found at many pharmacies, with dish so ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Well...: That's between you and your dentist, considering dentition, disease, loss of teeth, functional needs, and aesthetic desires.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
NHS: Since healthcare coverage is specific to the country and insurance policy (if there is one), the best person to answer your question is the caregiver. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If the medical costs are related to an injury on the job, the employer's workers compensation insurance policy has to pay for it. If it's non work-re ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Numbing gel: Usually the dentures can be carefully adjusted to minimize this. However, during the adjustment phase in the office you might ask for a little bit of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Movement after Ortho: In simple terms, teeth are attached to the bone by fibers that have a memory, similar to a rubber band. The teeth tend to move back to their previous ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Lumineers are a cosmetic procedure only. How many you have done is a cosmetic issue. If teeth are damaged, you may need other types of restorations.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience Prosthodontics
Implants: Over the course of your life dental implants will not only help you function better (eating, smiling, kissing, talking, confidence) but also prevent b ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Bipolar disorder is among the most common reasons for people to be unable to sustain employment. Bpd symptoms often interfere with the ability to car ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Disaster: Infected teeth with permanent unsightly scars, cavities, abscesses (pain/swelling/bleeding). Infected gums with swelling (slows tooth movement--longe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Herskovits
39 years experience Dentistry
NO/YES: Yes if you pay for one.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Dental Schools: You might check out the dental schools at usc or ucla, and see whether they might offer low-cost dental clinics. Also, here's a link listing many low ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
44 years experience General Practice
No: I have not heard of wearing a "retainer" with dentures. Some people wear a nightguard to prevent tooth grinding while they sleep, but since you should ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
A few options...: You can be seen by students at a dental school, or at a hospital residency program. You may be eligible for care under Medicaid.. you will have to cal ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Education : By going to dental school and then additional training for orthodontia, orthodontists can assess a person's eruption pattern and occlusion. This infor ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It's complicated: A wheelchair should fit the person but also accommodate physical problems to allow for full mobility. Important parts for some cases include pressure ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Usually 2 to 4: Usually 2-4.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No excuses: Doctors often need to work on improving their listening skills.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Oral cancer exam: This should be part of your routine dental exam given by every dentist. Sometimes the dentist does not tell you they are doing an oral cancer screeni ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: They don't need to weigh you. It is a simple, quick test. You lay on a table and the scan is performed by the tech.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental society: Check with you local dental society. They will be aware of resources available for low income citizens.
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