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Would sea bond or cushion grip b better choice for temp fix for bottom denture causing sores? Dentist is closed & can't keep them in. They rub sore

Would sea bond or cushion grip b better choice for temp fix for bottom denture causing sores? Dentist is closed & can't keep them in. They rub sore

Temporary fix only: As a temporary fix, since your dentist is closed and you need to keep the denture in your mouth, c-bond would provide some relief from the pressure and hurt less. However, it needs to be emphasized that this is only a temporary measure, you need an evaluation by your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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False Teeth (Definition)

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What exactly is the quickest way to heal sores in the mouth caused by bad fitting dentures?

What exactly is the quickest way to heal sores in the mouth caused by bad fitting dentures?

Adjustments: If the denture is a new one, you will need to have it adjusted until it fits better. Otherwise, the sores will come back as soon as they heal. If it is an older denture, you may need to reline it or even replace it. Any palliative treatment will only work if you stay away from the dentures. ...Read more

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Could any one use braces wax for sores in mouth from dentures?

Could any one use braces wax for sores in mouth from dentures?

Not advisable: A denture sore usually requires an adjustment of the denture itself by your dentist. ...Read more

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How long does denture pain last?

Till an adjustment: If the pain is from the denture rubbing on the gums or from an uneven bite, adjustments will ease the discomfort right away. ...Read more

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How much is an implantable denture?

Service: An "implantable denture" is not a commodity, like a can of soup. It's a service. Cost depends on your individual anatomical requirements, skill and training of the practitioner, number/placement/type of implants, region of the country, materials used in the prosthetic appliance, and so many other factors. Ask your Dentist for advice or referral to specialist(s). ...Read more

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How can the denture procedure work?

How can  the denture procedure work?

Not easily: Simply: preliminary impressions, final impressions, trial set up and delivery. It takes years of training and experience to fabricate the right denture. Patient experience, opposing dentition, ridge shape, type of teeth and cusp angulation etc etc etc. A prosthodontist is a specialist to seek an evaluation for dentures. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some over denture attachments?

Many types: There are many types of overdenture attachements, each with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Some attathments currently in use are locator attachments, 'o' ring attachments, era attachements, and hader clip attachments. There are many, many more, but your doctor will choose which one is best for you given your prosthetic needs. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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Does having a intermediate denture hurt?

Not necessarily: Remember, teeth are removed and dentures are immediately placed. Your gums are healing and shrinking and any pain you experience is from that. In other words your dentures are fixed in size but your gums on which they rest are changing, shrinking. Pain is due to the fact that the dentures need to be cut down as you heal. ...Read more

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