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A 49-year-old female asked:

I only have 9 teeth on top jaw. what would be better to get partial or full denture. can't afford implants and don't have insurance?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
More info needed: What is the condition of your remaining teeth? If in decent shape and strong, then make a partial. It would be more comfortable than a full denture. Extraction is a one way street, and since you can't afford implants, you will be wearing a full denture for the next 30 to 40 years if you extract your teeth now.
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