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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

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Partial covers 2 teeth and the 3rd stabilizer, came out can I use polygrip?

Partial covers 2 teeth and the 3rd stabilizer, came out can I use polygrip?

Poligrip: Poligrip can be used to help secure full or partial removable dentures. However, ask your dentist about adjusting it, possibly a new one and even better, a more permanent and comfortable long term solution such as an implant retained fixed bridge. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a denture cleaner such as poligrip to clean your retainer while pregnant?

Is it safe to use a denture cleaner such as poligrip to clean your retainer while pregnant?

Yes: Any of the effervescent cleaners are fine when used as directed. Be sure to rinse thoroughly afterwards. You should be just fine. Good of you to think about your child first ! ...Read more

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Which is the best product on the market to buy to keep your dentures from coming loose ?

Matter of preference: Check with your dentist to see if there is something that can be done to your dentures to increase the retention. It may be that they are too old and the gums have receeded and need to be rebased or remade if so this may allow you to not need the adhesive. ...Read more

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My partial came out it covers 2 teeth and then the stabilizing 3rd, its the 3rd from my front tooth and every time i eat it comes off, can use polygrp?

My partial came out it covers 2 teeth and then the stabilizing 3rd, its the 3rd from my front tooth and every time i eat it comes off, can use polygrp?

Poligrip: Poligrip can be used for full or partial removable dentures. However, ask your dentist about adjusting it, possibly a new one and even better, a more permanent and comfortable long term solution such as an implant retained fixed bridge. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the best kinds or brands for denture grips?

Please define: I think you mean denture adhesives? If so, there are a number of different types and it comes down to a very individual thing which you prefer. Some patients like paste (fixodent, poligrip-these seem to be the most comfortable), some like powder (wernet's) and some like the strips ( poligrip). There is also sea bond, which are pads that become sticky when wet. Hope this help. ...Read more

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Do you know which kind of denture adhesive is best for chewing food?

Do you know which kind of denture adhesive is best for chewing food?

Denture adhesives: The two i recommend the most are fixodent and poligrip. Different patients differ on what they like the best. Rather than relying on denture adhesives for better stability and holding power, see a dentist to determine other possibilities first, such as a new denture, relining your existing denture, or implant supported attachments. Consider a non-removal implant prosthesis. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use fittydent for lower jaws for my denture?

In some situations: Denture adhesive--such as fixodent or poligrip--is not a substitute for poorly fitting dentures. It can safely be used--into help retain a well fitting lower denture. These days, dental implants are the very best way to help hold in that wobbly lower denture. If cost is an issue, check out a dental school where the cost can be greatly reduced! a routine procedure that can improve your life! ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best false teeth adhesive?

I want to know what's the best false teeth adhesive?

No one best: Two most popular ones are fixodent and poligrip. Different patients prefer each one. Consider a dental check-up (even if you have full dentures) to see if they need to be relined or remade so that you don't have to use any adhesive (or less). Also consider implant retained prostheses. ...Read more

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What kind of denture adhesive is useful for sensitive gums?

What kind of denture adhesive is useful for sensitive gums?

No Denture Sores: Sore gums under a denture is a sign that dentures are not fitting properly. The denture moves & irritates the mucous membranes under the denture. You should see a prosthodontist with extra training in this area. They will evaluate the denture's fit to the gums & how they meet when biting/chewing & how tall the teeth are. All these contribute to denture fit. Adhesive can't fix ill-fitting dentures. ...Read more

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