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How many impressions do you have to have at the dentist for getting dentures?

How many impressions do you have to have at the dentist for getting dentures?

1-2: Most of the time, only one is needed per arch. You will probably have at least a couple more appointments before getting the final denture. ...Read more

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My dentist told me i need dentures, and i really don't want to do this. Can i get a second opinion?

Of course you can: You will need to see someone to get that 2nd opinion. They will need to see your teeth and your x-rays to make that determination. I would recommend you see a prosthodontist in your area--he or she is a specialist in complex restorative dentistry and if you do really need a denture a prosthodontist would be the best person to make it. Prosthodontics is one of the 9 specialties in dentistry. ...Read more

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My front tooth on my upper dentures came out.Can't get in to a dentist, can I use den tek to repair it?

Denture repair kit: Go to the drugstore or pharmacy, or department store and in the dental isle, they should have a material that can be used as a temporary acrylic for temporary caps that come off. You may use this material until you can see your dentitst. Hope this helps ! keep smiling ! ...Read more

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I wanted to get all my teeth removed and get dentures. My dentist said he won't pull them . Will an oral surgeon remove them for me if I go ?

I wanted to get all my teeth removed and get dentures. My dentist said he won't pull them . Will an oral surgeon remove them for me if I go ?

Questionable: If your teeth and supporting tissues are healthy, probably not. If your teeth and supporting tissues can be made healthy with a reasonable amount of conservative dental care, probably not. ...Read more

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Dentures. Find a dentist.

Your question?: I'm guessing that you think or want dentures. The best way to proceed is to find a dentist who comes highly recommended by family, friends, neighbors or other health care professionals. Then schedule an appointment so you can be fully evaluated and given your treatment options. Don't settle for dentures if you can avoid them. It seems like a quick & easy fix but isn't ! ...Read more

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How does the dentist should clean dentures?

Ultrasonically: Dentists will place the denture in a solution called "tartar and stain remover" and place the container in an ultrasonic bath. The shock waves within the solution speed up the action of the solution to dissolve hardened deposits and dislodge stain from the denture. The use of a "high shine" material applied to the denture can restore a high lustre to the denture surface. ...Read more

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