A 61-year-old male asked:
Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. so, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. removable denture option?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Galliaanswered
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely with just a cuspid. Discuss denture, overdenture, implants with dentist.
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Dr. Debra Rosenblattanswered
Dentistry 40 years experience
See DDS: Discuss with your general dentist for a definitive treatment plan, two canines or one? Probably, an implant supported prosthesis would be an option, get a well defined treatment plan prior to the extractions.
903 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Gary Sandleranswered
Dentistry 56 years experience
Tooth replacement: Next to natural teeth, implant supported tooth replacement is the gold standard. There are many types of options in this category although they take the most time and are the most expensive, but most like your own teeth. Removable dentures would be the alternative. You would need more of your own teeth to support a fixed bridge. Discuss with your own dentist and/or see a Prosthodontist for consult
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Last updated Nov 24, 2018
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