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Can my false teeth allow me to eat anything I want?

Can my false teeth allow me to eat anything I want?

Possible: That is the ultimate hope, but they are not real teeth and do not function the same. You won't hurt them, but you may find it difficult to eat certain firm chewy foods...Steak. You may find that a little adhesive may aid in function. Each person is different though. Over time it will get easier. ...Read more

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False Teeth (Definition)

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


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Is it hard to eat with false teeth?

Is it hard to eat with false teeth?

Depends what you eat: Generally speaking, it is more difficult because you only chew at about 50% chewing efficiency with complete upper and lower dentures. The main reason being that the dentures move. As a consequence, it's more difficult to eat harder, crunchier foods. Biting into sandwiches can also be challenging for some. So, if you like to eat these types of foods, like most of us do, then you may have a problem. ...Read more

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What can I give my husband to eat? He has heamochromatosis and, due to an accident that was not his fault now has false teeth. Soft food pls??

What can I give my husband to eat? He has heamochromatosis and, due to an accident that was not his fault now has false teeth. Soft food pls??

Mechanical Soft Diet: It's useful for people who have trouble chewing food while learning to use dentures. You can eat cooked fruits and vegetables, fish and soft cheese. The basis for dietary advice in hemochromatosis is low-iron diet. See your doctor and dentist for more information. ...Read more

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How can I make my own false teeth?

How can I make my own false teeth?

Go to dental school: See a dentist. Otherwise, you will be putting yourself at risk in more ways than one. Would you also do your own heart surgery or build your own car, house, furniture, and kitchen appliances? If the answer is yes, then figuring out a way to build your own dentures should be a breeze. Just buy the teeth or make them, then buy acrylic ! nice and cheap! ...Read more

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What can be expected if new false teeth ?

What can be expected if new false teeth ?

Lots of adjustments: New set of false teeth or denture will need some adjustment period: it can be too tight, too loose, you can experience speech difficultie, too much saliva. Bottom line is that there is a period of adjustment and you have to hang in there with your dentist and go for few visits so he or she can do minor adjustments here and there to make it comfortable and functional for you. ...Read more

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What substances are false teeth be made out of?

False teeth material: It depends what you mean by false teeth. Dentures are usually made of acrylic (plastic). Partial dentures can be made of acryllic and metal. Crowns can be made of gold, porcelain, ceramic, zirconia, or any combination of these. Dental implants are usually made from titanium. ...Read more

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Is there any false teeth you can slip over your teeth?

Is there any false teeth you can slip over your teeth?

Snap on Smile: "Snap on Smile" is almost like theatrical teeth that slide over your existing teeth and can literally transform your smile. It is a quick way to go, but one must remember that it is temporary and not practical for eating! There are several different brands, but the final results are all nearly the same, see your dentist for a permanent makeover! ...Read more

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What is better, false teeth or retainer?

What is better, false teeth or retainer?

Confused: A retainer is an appliance (fixed or removal) that retains or holds teeth in position so that they do not move following orthodontic treatment. "false teeth" is a term used to refer to any number of removal or fixed prostheses to replace missing teeth (such as partial or full dentures). What is better? Your own natural teeth. Do whatever you can to save them and keep them healthy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could whiten my false teeth?

Visit your dentist: for the professional cleaning and polishing. If it is a removable denture, your dentist can clean it in ultrasonic solution first and then polish the surface with a low speed motor. Do not try to do it yourself, you can ruin the false teeth. Take care. ...Read more

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Can false teeth fit on top of your permanent teeth?

Can false teeth fit on top of your permanent teeth?

Snap-on smile: They do it all the time in the movies. Young actors can be made to look old with a set of yellow worn teeth over their young healthy teeth. Conventionally, snap-on smile can be made for you to give you that beautiful celebrity smile. ...Read more

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