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Cheap 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!
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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
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
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
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
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
See a dentist: The decision to get full dentures depends on the condition of your teeth, what the dentist can do and what you want. If there is insufficient bone to support your teeth or they are decayed beyond repair then removal is the only option. I would urge you to see a dentist and try to keep as many teeth as possible. ...Read more
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
Most Effective Way: Brush your dentures at least twice daily. Make sure to add some hydrogen peroxide to the bath along with a effervescent tablet. This is the most effective home remedy to clean your dentures. ...Read more
Wide variation but: The only way to find the cost of dentures is to consult with a dentist. The cost of not doing this is increased rist of bone loss, recurring infections. Ask about alternatives for dentures, such as gum disease treatments and implants. Do not put it off, also do not assume dentures are the only solution. ...Read more
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??
I am only 20yrs and having false teeth already at the front and I try everything to care my teeth but is still rotten away what can I do to avoid this?
A few thoughts..: If you've already lost some anterior teeth at 21 years old, I suspect that there are many other dental problems on your other teeth. You stated that you've tried everything... Does that include seeing your dentist every 4 months for check-ups and cleanings? Proper diet, home care, and professional monitoring of your dental health is necessary. Follow your dentist's advice. ...Read more
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
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
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
No one best: Two most popular ones are fixodent and poligrip. Different patients prefer each one. Consider a dental check-up (even if you have full dentures) to see if they need to be relined or remade so that you don't have to use any adhesive (or less). Also consider implant retained prostheses. ...Read more
Partial denture: A removable partial denture is used to replace some, not all, missing teeth. If all are missing, then it is a complete denture. You should see the expert - the prosthodontist - for your evaluation and options. Implants are best, especially at your young age, if you are a candidate. Good luck. ...Read more
False teeth: Dr wison popenoe found a mandible in honduras while on an archeological dig in 1931. The mandible was dated to ad 600. The mandible had three pieces of shell in place of the mandibular central incisors. Peabody museum of archaeology and ethnology, harvard university, cambridge, massachusetts. ...Read more
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Yellowing of teeth: Porcelain fake teeth can develop external stain only that can be polished off. Plastic or composite fake teeth can form extrinsic as well as intrinsic stain and can yellow over time. ...Read more
It depends: ..On exactly what you mean by false. If you have dental implants, they cannot be moved orthodontically. If you have a removable partial, your teeth can be moved but the partial won't fit properly. If you have a fixed bridge, it may be possible to section the bridge to move individual abutment teeth but you will need a new one afterwards. Sometimes bridges and implants provide anchorage. ...Read more
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
Two ways to.........: False teeth as in dentures can usually be inserted at the same time that the teeth are removed. However, there is more discomfort, a greater cost and many more visits to condition, reline and often remake them at a later date. You can wait until the gums are healed enough (4-8 weeks) but most people don't want to go without teeth; a similar scenario for fixed permanent teeth. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: It takes about 2 months for the gums to be ready for dentures, and about 3-4 months for the bone. However, dentures could be placed immediately at the time of extraction; they do not fit as well though. ...Read more