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Doctor insights on: Dentures Vs False Teeth

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Could fake/false teeth get yellow?

Could fake/false teeth get yellow?

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

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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


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Can I have braces if I have 3 false teeth?

Can I have braces if I have 3 false teeth?

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

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What causes gum pain in someone with false teeth?

What causes gum pain in someone with false teeth?

Ill-fitting denture: Usually gum pain in false teeth (dentures) is caused by a poorly fitting denture. It could require just an adjustment or it could require a reline or even a remake. It should be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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Will i be able to wear false teeth over my braces?

Will i be able to wear false teeth over my braces?

No: I do not see how you can fit false teeth over braces. I think you may be asking the quesion wrongly. Please clarify. ...Read more

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Can a person use braces even if he has false teeth?

Can a person use braces even if he has false teeth?

It depends: It depends on which teeth are missing and replaced by the partial denture. On occasion the partil denture can be incorporated into the orthodontic treatment. ...Read more

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Did you get false teeth long after your gums healed?

Did you get false teeth long after your gums healed?

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

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How long does the gums take to heal to put false teeth?

How long does the gums take to heal to put false teeth?

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

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What is the bracket that dentists put on your false teeth?

What is the bracket that dentists put on your false teeth?

Molar band: A band is stronger than a bracket and molars need something strong because of the chewing forces of the back teeth. It's difficult or impossible to get brackets to adhere to false teeth (melts or porcelain).. ...Read more

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What are the options for false teeth when veneers are not possible?

What are the options for false teeth when veneers are not possible?

Crown/bridge/denture: If the tooth is still savagible, you need a crown. If the tooth is not savagible or you are talking about a missing teeth. Implant supported crown, bridge and partial dentures are your options. First 2 are fixed which means it will stay in your mouth all the time. Partial denture is removable which means it can be put in and taken out. ...Read more

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Will the dentist give me false teeth for the ones that are missing?

Yes: This is of course assuming you wish to replace these teeth. There are different options that may be available to you based on your condition. They may be a bridge, a removable appliance of some type, or possibly dental implants. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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Do you know any adults that don't seem to mind they have false teeth?

They survive: As a Prosthodontist , I have many patients with "false teeth" - from partially without teeth to completely without teeth. So they wear partial dentures or complete dentures. Almost all would rather have fixed teeth , preferably their own, rather than removable teeth. However, they all somehow survive and live a full life. They adapt to the changes and determine what they can/can't do comfortably. ...Read more

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I need two false teeth after my braces. How will the false teeth be put in?

I need two false teeth after my braces. How will the false teeth be put in?

Several options: There are several options available to replace missing teeth. The option that is chosen to replace missing teeth depends on many factors including your concerns, finances, and goals for treatment. A discussion between yourself, your dentist, and orthodontist will help to determine which treatment is the right one for you. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to use false teeth glue to keep my plastic retainers in?

Could it be healthy to use false teeth glue to keep my plastic retainers in?

NO: See your dentist for adjustment. Adhesive is not good to use for anything. If retainers do not fit, you certainly do not want to hold them in the wrong place. Good Luck . ...Read more

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How safe is the material that false teeth are made of to our bodies and to the fillings of our teeth?

How safe is the material that false teeth are made of to our bodies and to the fillings of our teeth?

Can be very safe: If you seek care from a reputable dentist I am sure there will be no issues with this as far as dental science currently understands. If a dentist utilizes a dental laboratory that uses substandard materials that may be an issue. I would ask the dentist about their materials and the dental laboratory materials. In many instances the lab provides a sticker that provides information on materials. ...Read more

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In 4 unit porcelain bridge ( 2 teeth & 2 false teeth), does each of the two tooth is still protected by the underlying metal or all is porcelain.

In 4 unit porcelain bridge ( 2 teeth & 2 false teeth), does  each of the two tooth is still protected by the underlying metal or all is porcelain.

Sealer: Please know that a thin layer of sealer (cement) is flowed into the microscopic space between the crowns and the teeth. As long as the sealer remains intact it prevents bacteria from entering the space between the crown and the tooth and causing decay. Take care of your bridge and have your dentist check it regularly. ...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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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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False Teeth (Definition)

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