A 59-year-old female asked:
Why does your dentist want you to put your dentures in right after having a full teeth extraction?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzisanswered
Dentistry 42 years experience
Swelling... after having all those teeth extracted, you're bound to have swelling. If you don't put your new denture in right away, you may not be able to insert it for a while due to the swelling. In addition, the sooner sore spots are realized, the sooner adjustments can be made to make things comfortable.
Reviewed Mar 08, 2021
Dr. Binod Vermaanswered
Dentistry 41 years experience
I agree with the previous Doctor’s answer but will also like to ad that immediate placement of Denture after extraction also reduces bleeding and helps in healing by preventing any trauma ..
Answered Mar 08, 2021
Last updated Jan 15, 2023
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