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Teeth Extracted Dentures Hurt
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Unrelated: There are lots of reasons for front teeth to crowd, most of them developmental, but removing wisdom teeth is not one of them. Crowding of front teeth is often noticed about the same time that wisdom teeth require rx, but removing wisdom teeth does not cause anterior crowding. Crowding will progress unless addressed. You have to see an orthodontist, there's no way around it. Go now please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Perception and response to painful or noxious stimuli varies from person to person. Some patients have four impacted wisdom teeth removed with only local anesthesia and do well. Some patients may have a single tooth removed with sedation and say that the procedure was not a pleasant one. Iv sedation and/or general anesthesia can make a potentially unpleasant procedure more comfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sorry, no: Teeth want to move forward, not back. Having wisdom teeth removed will not uncrowd your front teeth. You'll need the help of an orthodontic specialist to do that. Why not call your dentist's favorite orthodontist for an examination and a discussion of treatment options. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Tooth movement: After removal of wisdom teeth, it is highly unlikely that you will develop a perfect smile without orthodontic support. Any malocclusion you have before will remain after the surgery. However you can get braces at any age. Orthodontic consults are usually complimentary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Referred Pain: Pain from the extraction site may be referred down the nerve trunk that innervates the other teeth. In addition, pressure from the actual extraction may have inflamed the adjacent teeth. Pain meds should help your discomfort, and a call to your surgeon is in order if they don't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Studies say NO: This is a controversial subject in orthodontic circles. Multiple studies indicate no relation between wisdom teeth and lower incisor crowding. An exquisite study done at ohsu by kaplan et. Al. Studied 1000 patients and found no correlation. Little et al. Found that lower incisor crowding is due to overbite deepening causing lower incisor crowding with age, starting in the early 20's. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
Painless : Having a wisdom tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Varies: Reacting and responding to pain is an individual thing. The level of pain may be influenced by the number of teeth to be removed, how much decay or tooth structure is present as well as any presence of infections, and whether or not any recontouring of the bone is performed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had my upper teeth extracted 7 days ago... today day 7 I noticed I little blood on my denture. ...is it normal to have bleeding on 7th day?
Possible: You had a lot of extractions in the same time, with the denture pushing on the surgical area, the pressure or the edges of the denture could be cutting or hitting hard into the gums and causing the bleeding. Your dentist will check it out and if needed adjust your denture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had all my upper teeth extracted and 2 wisdom teeth at the bottom removed. I got immediate dentures. How long would it be before I am abletoeat?
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
I got 3 front teeth extracted 3 days ago and was given a denture. Two teeth on front look like there sticking out will my dentist be able to fix it?.
Immediate denture: It sounds like you were given what we call an immediate denture. This is often replaced with another denture where the teeth are set in wax in a position that the patient and the dentist are happy with prior to having it finalized and finished in hard acrylic. The teeth can also often be replaced in the office the same day or better yet in a laboratory where you may be without it for a short time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello I recently had two teeth extracted and immediate denture placed it's been over 72 hours and one if the teeth gas yellow smelly pus help please?
Infection or normal?: A follow-up appointment at this point is a good idea. Call your provider (if you haven't yet), and review with her or him what you are experiencing. It's important to heal, and things need to continually improve for this to happen. Foul odor at the surgery site is not usually part of that. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All four of my first molars are infected, two have mercury fillings. I want to get all the four teeth extracted and the metal removed. Which modern dentures are best for me?
I just got 3 top front teeth extracted 3 days ago. The dentist put stitches. Can I eat soft food and drink water without the denture?.
It depends: Depending on the location and details of your surgery, you will have certain limitations. Either way you will need to stick with softer foods and limit what (and how) you eat to a certain extent. Follow-up with your provider on the details to ensure you are okay. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
9 days ago I had my top teeth extracted & I’m wearing dentures. With my dentures out, I apply suction to the roof of my mouth & it ballons out. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 4 more doctor answers
How good should dentures fit? My friend recently had an upper denture fitted. It's been two weeks and he still gags when wearing them plus they frequently fall down. He also still has a hole in his upper jaw from tooth extraction which allows liquid to
Well, : Well, your friend has a few problems. Firstly, he needs to go back to the dentist to take care of the oronasal communication. This cannot stay this way and may need to be surgically repaired. He may be gagging for a number of reasons: the back of the denture may be a bit too long, or he just needs a little time to get use to it. With the denture moving and falling he will have a very hard time being comfortable. With the oronasal communication, there will be no way to establish suction to hold the denture in place. That needs to be addressed first, then when that has healed, the denture can be modified to be more comfortable. Hope this info helps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hypersenstive nerve in jaw after tooth extraction years ago . Just started again with compression from denture. Had lyrica (pregabalin) became ill. What can I do ?
See Prosthodontist: See the Prosthodontist and likely the Oral Surgeon. The inferior alveolar nerve bundle may no longer be covered in bone. Alteration of denture, repositioning of nerve, implants may all be topics of discussion. Need panoramic and 3D imaging to fully assess the anatomy. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: See your dentist. Your own teeth are almost always better than dentures, but you have to take care of them. If the pain is due to a mouth full of rotten decayed teeth, then something may need to be done, but extractions are a last resort. A good dentist can advise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My teeth have all fallen out but the roots are still there. Can i get the roots extracted and get dentures?
Since I am having dentures and i need to fill front of my teeth will it hurt since it is nxt to the denture n what can I do to prevent my tooth frm rot?
Such problems at: Such problems at the age of 21? Top priority is for you to understand what got you in this predicament and how best to restore your mouth and maintain a healthy mouth. Dentistry can be done without pain and is best restored with dental implants or implant retained prosthesis. Make sure you are in the hands of a well qualified and caring dentist. Discuss your options and think long term! good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: My collegue is correct. Alveolar bone is that part of the jawbone that surrounds and supports the teeth. When a tooth is lost, there is no need for alveolar bone and over time, it resorbs. In addition, the pressure of dentures causes even more bone loss! so it's a double whammy! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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