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How long does it take to get used to wearing a partial denture?

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 more

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How long would it take for partial dentures to be made?

Can take 1-3 weeks.: It depends on the type of partial denture, if there is significant metal in the present and how fast the lab is. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a partial denture for front tooth?

Is it possible to get a partial denture for front tooth?

Yes: Yes, but you must have enough space between the upper and lower teeth for the partial. Otherwise it will be prone to fracture. ...Read more

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Can u get a flexible partial denture if u got no back teeth?

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 more

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How do you get a partial denture/tooth extraction on front tooth?

How do you get a partial denture/tooth extraction on front tooth?

See Prosthodontist: See the specialist for replacement teeth, the prosthodontist, for your options and a plan for treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a temporary partial denture and i'm about to get braces how will my partials move as the braces move my teeth?

I have a temporary partial denture and i'm about to get braces how will my partials move as the braces move my teeth?

They won't...: I do not see how you can do both. At times orthodontists will bond denture teeth onto the braces to provide for some esthetics while treatment is occurring. I would discuss this with your orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can i get pain meds after getting my 4 front teeth pulled for a partial denture?

Can i get pain meds after getting my 4 front teeth pulled for a partial denture?

Recommended: You always get a prescription for the pain medication after multiple teeth extraction. Take painkillers as prescribed by your dentist/surgeon and alternate with OTC medications such as Advil, Aspirin or Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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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?

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?

Flipper: Your dentist can make an appliance which will temporarily replace the front teeth without resting on the graft area. Ask him/her about a "Flipper". ...Read more

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How hard is it to get used to partial dentures?

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 more

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