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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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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...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?

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?

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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Dr. John Thaler
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False Teeth (Definition)

False teeth, also called dentures, are devices ...Read more