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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
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