Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Soon After Dental Extraction Will I Be Able To Use Dentures

Share
1

1
How soon after dental extraction will I be able to use dentures?

How soon after dental extraction will I be able to use dentures?

Immediately: We prefer immediate dentures after extraction to help control swelling. You will need a reline of the dentures after the swelling dissipates. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. John Thaler
444 doctors shared insights

False Teeth (Definition)

False teeth, also called dentures, are devices ...Read more


2

2
What do I do if I want a total tooth extraction and false teeth?

What do I do if I want a total tooth extraction and false teeth?

Visit the dentist: First, you need to visit a dentist and have them do a thorough examination, including x-rays to determine your overall dental health. Then they will have a long discussion with you about the advisability of such treatment, what to expect, etc. This is not to be taken lightly, as many people with false teeth are not happy with them. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
How soon after teeth extraction can I start wearing my poligrip on my dentures?

How soon after teeth extraction can I start wearing my poligrip on my dentures?

No waiting needed: You certainly can start using some denture adhesive or poligrip, especially before meals and while talking, to help stabilize the denture and make it easier to get used to it. See your dentist soon for reline and repair. Take care. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Will a cbct of the UL show in better detail whether teeth need extraction, or not? Want to keep farthest tooth to anchor a removable denture. Advice?

Will a cbct of the UL show in better detail whether teeth need extraction, or not? Want to keep farthest tooth to anchor a removable denture. Advice?

All info helps..: It would not hurt to have the info, but it may also not be necessary. An experienced provider will interpret traditional radiographs and together with an intraoral exam, determine the condition of the tooth. ...Read more

6

6
Help docs! i had 12 teeth extracted a wk ago and immediate dentures put in. The extraction sites are tender, normal?

Yes: But -- see your dentist , who placed the dentures, for evaluation and adjustment. We see our immediate denture patients the next day, 2-3 days later, 1 week , 2 weeks, and 1 month later for evaluation and adjustment. Then we go from there with tissue conditioning until the 6 month mark. This is part of the service and is included in the fee. Also, we will see them in between as needed. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Lump in gum 3 years after teeth extraction. Very painful. Can't wear lower dentures. Could it be fractured or possibly a piece of tooth left?

Lump in gum 3 years after teeth extraction. Very painful. Can't wear lower dentures.  Could it be fractured or possibly a piece of tooth left?

See dentist: Three years...A very long time. Curious when the lump showed up. I would see a dentist asap...Could be a root tip, infection, cyst. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?

Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?

See DDS: Discuss with your general dentist for a definitive treatment plan, two canines or one? Probably, an implant supported prosthesis would be an option, get a well defined treatment plan prior to the extractions. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Can teeth extractions and new dentures create allergy or sinus problems?

Can teeth extractions and new dentures create allergy or sinus problems?

Definitely, yes: Having an allergic response to dental materials is a common cause of intractable pain, chronic fatigue, chronic sinusitis and headaches. Clear plastic partial dentures with plastic teeth are preferable to pink. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Have had lower teeth extractions & implants. Also have sjogrens w very dry mouth. Deciding on removable vs fixed denture w implants. Recommendations?

Have had lower teeth extractions & implants. Also have sjogrens w very dry mouth. Deciding on removable vs fixed denture w implants. Recommendations?

It would be nice if: We had access to your complete medical & dental history, clinically examine you & see-rays of your mouth, as well as discuss all your options & the pros\cons of each. Then perhaps we could suggest what is the best treatment for you & your particular set of circumstances. Unfortunately, we can't. You will have to trust the best general dentist or prosthodontist that you know for guidance. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers