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How Soon After Dental Extraction Will I Be Able To Use Dentures
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
When you have all upper teeth extraction and dentures put in, how long does it take for the swelling to go down? This is my first time for dentures.
Varies: A couple of days to a week is pretty much the norm. All the best... ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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