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Is there any risk to my teeth or dentures during upper endoscopy?

Is there any risk to my teeth or dentures during upper endoscopy?

Spare the teeth!: To protect your teeth from the endoscope (and the endoscope from being damaged by your teeth) a mouth guard is usually inserted before the start of an endoscopy procedure. To insure maximum safety to your mouth, make the endoscopist aware of any loose teeth or dental appliances, if you have overlays that may chip, or any dental, gum, and mouth problems. Safety is the endoscopist's #1 priority. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How much time can a person go without wearing partial dentures, before their teeth will possibly change position/s?

How much time can a person go without wearing partial dentures, before their teeth will possibly change position/s?

Time Frame: You're asking for a specific time frame, and that's too difficult to predict since teeth can shift differently depending on the bite, which ones are missing, tongue forces, and bone support. The sooner you replace the missing teeth the less they would have shifted. ...Read more

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What are the signs that someone has false teeth?

What are the signs that someone has false teeth?

Many factors !: False teeth, or dentures, can look incredibly realistic and natural. However, you typically 'get what you pay for'. If you go to a prosthodontist (a specialist in removable, fixed, and implant prosthetics), the dentures will look natural. Poor color, shape, position, size, and bite can all lead one to conclude that a person has 'false teeth'. If made well, however, it is very hard to tell ! ...Read more

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I'm curious as to why would denture teeth discolor?

I'm curious as to why would denture teeth discolor?

Staining: Denture teeth are usually made of acrylic, which is slightly porous. The acrylic will absorb stains from the foods you eat or from smoking. ...Read more

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Are there any safe mouth guards for false teeth?

Are there any safe mouth guards for false teeth?

Unsure of question: You can have a mouthguard made to fit over your false teeth for sports if needed. At night you should have your teeth out of the mouth in order to let the tissues rest and recover from the days pressure on them. Differs slightly in design if complete or partial "false teeth" (denture). ...Read more

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All teeth pull how long do it take foe gum heal for denture

All teeth pull how long do it take foe gum heal for denture

6 months: Most dental schools teach that it takes six months for bone and gums to heal after extraction. ...Read more

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What do I do if I want a total tooth extraction and false teeth?

What do I do if I want a total tooth extraction and false teeth?

Visit the dentist: First, you need to visit a dentist and have them do a thorough examination, including x-rays to determine your overall dental health. Then they will have a long discussion with you about the advisability of such treatment, what to expect, etc. This is not to be taken lightly, as many people with false teeth are not happy with them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could wear dentures with no missing teeth.?

Why: Why would you want to wear dentures? Removable dentures are designed to replace missing teeth. If you are unhappy with the way your teeth look there are many options to improve your teeth. Schedule an appointment with. Dentist and discuss your needs and options. Good luck ...Read more

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They are going to remove my front teeth will i be given temp dentures?

They are going to remove my front teeth will i be given temp dentures?

See Prosthodontist: See the replacement teeth specialist for your options -- the prosthodontist. Typically, immediate partial denture placement is planned. You must discuss this with the prosthodontist and the oral surgeon ahead of time to have it properly planned and carried out on the 'big day'. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long will i be without teeth after having my teeth removed for dentures?

0-8 weeks: Immediate dentures can be placed as soon as the teeth are removed in certain cases. In other cases, no dentures can be worn until the gums are healed which is usually 6-8 weeks. In some cases temporary dentures are made to be worn immediately after the teeth are removed and then final dentures are made after the gums are healed. ...Read more

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Why is oral health in older adults important if they can just get false teeth?

Why is oral health in older adults important if they can just get false teeth?

False Teeth: False teeth are great for those that don't have teeth, but they pale in comparrison to healthy natural teeth. Maintaining you mouth with or with out dentures is very important. All your food, liquid, speach pass through. You can still get infections of bacterial or even fungal in nature and cancer can still happen. ...Read more

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Would the dentist offer me temporary false teeth for free if I am on medicare?

Would the dentist offer me temporary false teeth for free if I am on medicare?

Nothing is ever free: I've seen some dentists give free temporaries, but they incorporate it into the cost of the extractions and final dentures. Talk to different dentists and see what they can do for you. Some do free or minimal fee work from time to time. ...Read more

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How long before you can return to work after getting teeth pulled and dentures?

No reason you cannot: Return to work the next day, unless there were some unforeseen complications encountered and the dentist advised you to be off for a certain period of time. If your job entails physical labor (heavy lifting, chain saws ...) and you are on medications that make your drowsy, etc, then those activities cannot be performed. These things should be discussed with your dentist prior to treatment. ...Read more

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After getting teeth pulled for dentures, do they send you home without any teeth?

No: The back teeth are taken out first, the areas allowed to heal. When the dentures are delivered remaining teeth are taken out and the dentures are delivered at the same time. Over the next two months adjustments are made then the dentures are relined once the extraction sites heal. There will be more adjustments and then you are done;please have them checked @6mo intervals, replace in 5 years. ...Read more

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What happens after i get my teeth pulled for dentures? Will i get dentures right away?

What happens after i get my teeth pulled for dentures? Will i get dentures right away?

Yes: Your dentist can make you "immediate dentures" which can be inserted when the teeth are removed. Usually the immeduate denture will have to be relined when there has been sufficient healing since the denture will become loose. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm about to have all my top teeth pulled and immediate dentures put in?

Immediate dentures : Removing your teeth and replacing them with a denture may be the best way to eliminate the infection and restore the health and function of your mouth and your body. Once your teeth are out, your denture is immediately inserted in your mouth. Follow your dentist post-op instructions for fast healing and rehabilitation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear my partial denture (4 teeths infront) upon delivery a baby? Thanks alot.

Is it safe to wear my partial denture (4 teeths infront) upon delivery a baby?  Thanks alot.

Yes: During your actual delivery it might be advisable to remove your partial however, in most cases they can be left in. Tell your OB and he or she will advise if it is necessary to remove your partial. ...Read more

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What is best to eat for the most nutrition after having teeth removed and temporary dentures?

What is best to eat for the most nutrition after having teeth removed and temporary dentures?

Nutrition shakes: There a several brands of nutrition shakes such as boost that are available at your local grocery store. These are great for the few days after the surgery since they are easy to swallow and will provide your body with lots of nutrients while your mouth heals. ...Read more

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How long should you wait until you put your new dentures in after you have your teeth pulled?

How long should you wait until you put your new dentures in after you have your teeth pulled?

Immediately: Usually if you get dentures "same day" after tooth extractions, you should wear them out the door and overnight. One reason is that your gums will swell after extractions and you'll have trouble getting your dentures in for several days unless you put them in at the start. If you've waited and have trouble now, give your gum swelling time to go down and your dentures should fit better soon. ...Read more

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Why couldn't people have a bunch of false individual teeth implanted instead of having a whole denture?

They can: It is entirely possible to do individual implant supported crowns throughout the entire mouth. The biggest deterrent is the cost. ...Read more

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