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How Long Does It Take To Get Used To Wearing A Partial Denture
Depends: The adjustment period for partial dentures varies greatly from patient to patient. Some are quick to adapt and others struggle. My advice is to be stubborn and don't give up. The more you wear your partial, the quicker you will get used to it. Do not get frustrated and see your dentist for adjustments that may be needed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
About how long does it take for 2 molar teeth that will be pulled and bone grafted til one can wear a 2 unit removable partial denture?
How do I overnight store my removable vinyl 2 unit partial denture (RPD)? Must I keep it wet or not?Cannot get a straight answer from my two dentists.
Dental appliance: When you remove appliance brush it gently w soft toothbrush, no toothpaste (scratches the vinyl), Then put it into Denture Cleaner (OTC @ drug store or supermarket), following package instructions to the letter. Let it soak overnight. Gently brush again before reinserting in the morning. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: As long as you have some teeth to support the partial denture, it is possible. You must remember that you will not have the support or retention that you would otherwise have it you had back teeth to help secure the partial denture in place. Keep smiling ! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a temporary partial denture and i'm about to get braces how will my partials move as the braces move my teeth?
If my tooth decayed very deeply to the core, would I need a bone graft in order to get a partial denture applied on top?
No: First the tooth must be extracted.Unless an unusually large amount of bone must be removed from the alveolar ridge in order to remove the tooth, your dentist can place a partial denture either immediately or after a healing period. Of course your remaining teeth would have to be healthy and capable of retaining the new partial. Consult with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally, if my 2 adult front teeth were extracted and bone grafted, about how long til I can maybe wear a removable partial denture before implants?
Individual response: I assume you mean a removable partial denture?(sometimes part dent is used in reference to bridgework-which is very easy to get used to). For rem part dentures, it is dependent on the the fit of the denture as well as, individual's own response. Some adapt easily, some do not. A neat "trick" is to chew some gum (suger-free/nonsticking) as soon as you have it placed. It helps to "train" muscles. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Partial dentures: Are one of several ways that dentists can replace missing teeth. Other options include bridges and implants. Which option is best for you depends on how many and which teeth are missing, your health and your financial resources. Your dentist can help guild you. Regardless of which option you choose any of them are better than having empty spaces and will improve looks and ability to eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Partial dentures may be cheaper unless you need crowns made to hold them in. In general, people are less happy with partial dentures than crowns and bridges. People tend to be the most happy with dental implants. Remember that what is cheapest in the short run, may end up being more expensive int he long run. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sure: Partial removable dentures are one of the options to replace missing teeth. The best option are dental implants, to either support a removable partial denture, or better yet just individually replace your missing back teeth. A partial denture is a good option but has some significant draw backs compared to implants. Consult with your dentist to see the options specific for you. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: Is the partial denture fixed or removeable? The alignment of your teeth is critical to receive a partial denture whether fixed or removeable. If there is an alignment problem then the solutions are either to move the teeth by braces or full coverage restorations. A prosthodontist/specialist can explain all your options for your particular situation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I had a tooth pulled out 2 years ago and have been wearing a partial denture. I can now afford a dental implant, but would there still be bone?
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