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How Long Were You In Pain After Receiving Dentures
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No reason you cannot: Return to work the next day, unless there were some unforeseen complications encountered and the dentist advised you to be off for a certain period of time. If your job entails physical labor (heavy lifting, chain saws ...) and you are on medications that make your drowsy, etc, then those activities cannot be performed. These things should be discussed with your dentist prior to treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
0-8 weeks: Immediate dentures can be placed as soon as the teeth are removed in certain cases. In other cases, no dentures can be worn until the gums are healed which is usually 6-8 weeks. In some cases temporary dentures are made to be worn immediately after the teeth are removed and then final dentures are made after the gums are healed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Immediately: Usually if you get dentures "same day" after tooth extractions, you should wear them out the door and overnight. One reason is that your gums will swell after extractions and you'll have trouble getting your dentures in for several days unless you put them in at the start. If you've waited and have trouble now, give your gum swelling time to go down and your dentures should fit better soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore gums due to dentures? I've had dentures for about a year now, but recently have been experiencing constant mild gum pain on both my upper and lower jaw. Is this likely due to something being wrong with my dentures, or them no longer fitting right?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 7-10 days: Tooth extraction sites usually within 7-10 days. The bone needed to support your immediate denture usually requires 6-8 weeks of healing prior to final denture fabrication. Dental implants can be a great option to hold the denture in place for a more secure fit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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