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How long does denture pain last?

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 long can upper dentures last?

Depends on You: I have seen them last from a matter of years to forty or more years. Certainly it wouldn't be unusual for them to last five to ten years. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get dentures?

How long does it take to get dentures?

Variable: If you have no existing teeth and do not need any surgery to prepare your mouth for dentures, then you have some options. We usually take about 3 - 5 weeks, start to finish. If you are available 2 - 3 times in the same week, we can do it in 3 weeks. After the dentures are placed, we will see you 3 - 4 times over the next 2 weeks to custom adjust them as your mouth and muscles adapt. ...Read more

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Receiving full dentures on monday, please help!?

Ok: If i understand your situation correctly you are getting dentures for the first time in your life. Are you having teeth removed the same day due to decay and or periodontal disease or due to financial reasons ? This is a very difficult time for you. I hope you are seeing a specialist like a prosthodontist who have explained all your options for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get used to full dentures?

Depends: It depends on what you expect denture function is perhaps 20% of natural teeth. It also depends on how much jaw bone you have and finally how well made the dentures are. For better function consider implants. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get used to dentures?

Dentures: It is different for every patient how long it takes to get use to dentures. It is important to see your dentist when you first get the dentures if you develop sore spots. This is very common and often patients will get frustrated thinking they just have to bear the pain. The adjustments are minor and i encourage patients to come in every few days at the beginning if they get sore spots. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long should I wait to use adhesives to hold my dentures in place?

When the dentures: Start becoming loose and ill- fitting then adhesives can be used as an interim till you can see your dentist for a reline or fabrication of new dentures depending on the age of the dentures. Even though the dentures themselves may look great, the underlying supporting structures are dynamic and changing. Best to be evaluated by your dentist. You might consider implant supported dentures. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going back to work for getting full upper denture?

It varies: There are many factors to consider after teeth are removed and a full denture is placed. A simple replacement denture would require no extra time other than getting used to it but multiple extractions would require more recovery time. The number of teeth removed, how difficult the extracts were and you age and medical condition all are post of the equation. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long after extractions and dentures put in should I take them out to clean?

I'm wondering how long after extractions and dentures put in should I take them out to clean?

24 hours: The dentist should be the one to remove them the next day. They should check for healing, clotting, and pressure / sore spots, as well as fit. Adjustments as needed then and over the next 1 - 4 weeks. Rinse only gently for the first 2 -3 days, so you don't wash out the clots. See your dentist for follow-up right away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just les than a month since getting upper dentures in no room for lowers at this time how long before i would be able to sing? I try now and gag bad.

Dental implants: may be an option for people who have a strong gag reflex, experience difficulty getting used to dentures. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read more

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