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After gum disease and a denture can you have teeth replaced as implants?

After gum disease and a denture can you have teeth replaced as implants?

Yes, predictably: You can expect implants to help support a denture (removable), hybrid (fixed) or bridge (fixed). With dentures specifically, one of the main cost variables surgically is "number of implants" (2 or preferably 4) and prosthetically is "type of attachment" (bar vs. Single attachments). Ask your dentist for more info..... Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. John Francis
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Gingivitis (Definition)

Bacteria in the mouth living in a thin film is called plaque. Plaque that is not removed through brushing can harden and form “tartar”, a hard mineral shell, that brushing can’t remove. Only a professional cleaning by a dentist or hygienist can remove tartar. When plaque builds on the tartar surface, it irritates and erodes healthy gum tissue. This early stage of gum ...Read more


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After gum disease and a denture, can you have two teeth replaced as implants?

After gum disease and a denture, can you have two teeth replaced as implants?

Yes... Possibly: Gum disease is a complicated as it causes bone loss. If you have enough bone left, an "all-on-four" type permanent denture bridge can be used. Many times with this type of a procedure, we find that we need to perform a sinus lift and bone grafting. It would be best for you to see a dentist with experience in these procedures to determine if you are a candidate. A cat scan is a must to diagnose. ...Read more

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After gum disease and getting a denture can you have two teeth replaced as implants as well?

After gum disease and getting a denture can you have two teeth replaced as implants as well?

Probably yes!: Two dental implants after oral surgery and extractions for gum disease having forced you into dentures may significantly improve the denture's function and stability. As long as there is appropriate bone support for the implants and you are good health, i highly recommend that you consider getting the procedure done. ...Read more

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Is it true that with bone grafting, all-on-four and etc, mostly anyone can get dental implants even if they lost teeth from gum disease?

Limitations: There are limitations to all treatments. For example, you can get periodontal disease around implants. Please see your Dentist for an evaluation as to whether implants and crowns or implant supported dentures would be applicable for your situation. Your Dentist may recommend teaming with an Oral Surgeon or Periodontist, or may recommend that you see a Prosthodontist. Go for exam and advice. ...Read more

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How severe does gum disease have to be for someone not to be able to get dental implants? In most cases, are patients healthy enough get implants?

How severe does gum disease have to be for someone not to be able to get dental implants? In most cases, are patients healthy enough get implants?

Most are: Most patients are healthy enough to get dental implants. Treatment of gum disease can help. See your dentist or oral surgeon for specific evaluation and a discussion of the risks, benefits, and alternatives in your particular case. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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The gums at the base of my nine mt old denture is sore .It was fine since the start.I have no teeth just 3 other implants.Should i try bongela ?

No: Please seek the care of the dentist who fabricated the prosthesis. It may need an adjustment, something may have broken, or you may have an infection. This needs professional attention asap. ...Read more

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Could brushing your teeth too much cause gum disease?

Could brushing your teeth too much cause gum disease?

No: No. Gum disease is untreated bacterial infection that produces irritants that cause the gums to swell and cause bone to be lost, which leads to gum recession and loose teeth. Overbrushing can lead to gingival (gum) recession if too much force is used, as in heavy scrubbing motion or using a hard or firm bristle toothbrush. ...Read more

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Could somebody get braces if you have gum disease and loose teeth in their sockets?

Could somebody get braces if you have gum disease and loose teeth in their sockets?

Not likely: Any dentist doing braces would be quite worried if you had current gum disease. Consult with your general dentist and an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?

Maybe: If you have severe gum disease, the likelihood of keeping your remaining teeth without extreme care and hygiene and combined complex treatment specialists is questionable. Realistically, you must commit to making this a primary daily priority. At your age you must consider saving bone, not necessarily teeth, to function into your 80's. See a prosthonontist for a full evaluation, consider implants. ...Read more

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I have periodontal gum disease and I just tried rinsing with hydrogen peroxide. Right after my gums and teeth hurt a lot and are sensitive.

I have periodontal gum disease and I just tried rinsing with hydrogen peroxide. Right after my gums and teeth hurt a lot and are sensitive.

So much: So much for home remedies. Rinsing with hydrogen peroxide will not cure your infected gums. Please see your Dentist, or preferably a Periodontist (gum/bone specialist) for appropriate and effective care. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more