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I was taking out my dentures and the metal clip hooked my lip and it bleed causs it knkw a hole in my lip and it has been swollen for 24 hours and the vain in my bottom lip is swollon the. Vain itself is swollen?

I was taking out my dentures and the metal clip hooked my lip and it bleed causs it knkw a hole in my lip and it has been swollen for 24 hours and the vain in my bottom lip is swollon the. Vain itself is swollen?

Puncture wound: Dental clasps can puncture your lips or cheeks if the denture is not removed carefully. Usually they are dirty with food or bacteria and therefore introduce foreign material into your wound. You should go see your local dentist for an evaluation and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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My friends top 4 false dentures get tight through the day, as though gums are swelling and experiencing pain also swollen cheek?

My friends top 4 false dentures get tight through the day, as though gums are swelling and experiencing pain also swollen cheek?

Dental visit: Get a dental exam and give your full medical history. Dentures can get tight with certain diseases such as paget's disease. ...Read more

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2 days after having all top teeth pulled and dentures set, my gums swelling has went down but I woke today to my sinuses swollen considerately?

2 days after having all top teeth pulled and dentures set, my gums swelling has went down but I woke today to my sinuses swollen considerately?

Swelling: Post Operative swelling is not unusual following any type of surgery. Sometimes it's a normal part of the healing process. Sometimes it signifies infection. Please return to your Dentist for reevaluation. ...Read more

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18 teeth extracted one week ago gums are swollen sires from dentures ib prophen don't work, fever and sore throat started today. What should I do?

18 teeth extracted one week ago gums are swollen sires from dentures ib prophen don't work,  fever and sore throat started today. What should I do?

See you dentist: Hi Billy! Your denture should start feeling better after a week or so. It's not uncommon for a denture to be adjusted multiple times after you have had your teeth out. The bone and gum tissue will eventually heal and shrink. At this point you will need to relign the denture so it fits your mouth properly. Usually a few months after receiving the denture. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Receiving full dentures on monday, please help!?

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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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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How long do dentures last? Assuming i take good care of them, will they last the rest of my life, or will they i need to get new ones every so often? .

How long do dentures last? Assuming i take good care of them, will they last the rest of my life, or will they i need to get new ones every so often?


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5 - 8 years: On average the functional life of dentures is 5 - 8 years. You should expect at least one reline procedure during that time to refit the tissues which will change over time. The teeth on the denture wear out unevenly over time and the jaw position and bite are affected. Replacements are indicated. ...Read more

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