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Sore Gums From Dentures
Is there a padding material that can be placed in new dentures to help ease gum soreness, roughness of the denture enhance fit and improve facial fitn?
New dentures: It is very common to get sore spots when wearing new prosthesis ( dentures) . New dentures are like new shoes and you need to break them in. It takes a littke bit of patience. After couple of adjustments everything should be fine however. During this period of adjustment , the dentist can prescribe prescription mouth rinse to ease the transition caused by the sore spots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 4 dental imps with click on dentures for 6 mts.The skin/gum at the base of one is grey/transparent.It is now sore.? What would help this?
Seeing your dentist: Who can determine what is wrong and what needs to be done. Without actually seeing you in person, along with some x-rays we have no way of knowing what's going on and how simple or complicated it would be to resolve. Waiting is always more risky so see your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore gums due to dentures? I've had dentures for about a year now, but recently have been experiencing constant mild gum pain on both my upper and lower jaw. Is this likely due to something being wrong with my dentures, or them no longer fitting right?
The gums at the base of my nine mt old denture is sore .It was fine since the start.I have no teeth just 3 other implants.Should i try bongela ?
I had blood clot removed from my gum/ lip area July 1 st. When I wear my denture it is still sore. How long will this take to heal completely?
Healing takes long: Healing can take a long time & depends on various factors including: your age, your overall physical health, size of the lesion, area of the lesion (lip area is "loaded" with nerve endings= more pain) to name a few factors. Also the surgical technique can affect it too. See your dentist/surgeon who performed the procedure to make sure you are healing, you may need adjustment to your denture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Should i get a 2nd oppinion over the last 31/2 weeks I have had all my teeth pulled so i can get dentures, this past week i had my bottoms pulled and today is day 6 and my lower gums are tender of course but the problem is I have two areas on the right si
Go : Go back to your dentist and have them take an x-ray to verify the presence of a bone fragment. However a bone fragment early on during this process would not cause that much pain unless it is infected. On the other hand if the extraction was a bit traumatic to the site itself, 6 days may still be too early to start feeling better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have new dentures will polident bleach the gum part of my dentures and what is the best thing to clean them with?
Adjust the denture: Your gums will toughen itself with the denture functioning. However, denture needs adustment after delivery. Wear the denture for 24 hours prior to your appointment will help the dentist to identify the area of adjustment on your denture using pressure indicating paste (pip). Brush the gum and keep the sore area clean to prevent bacterial superinfection int he trauma area. Call your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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