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When can I go back to work after getting a full upper denture done?

When can I go back to work after getting a full upper denture done?

Next day?: If you are talking about having the upper teeth pulled and then a plate put in immediately, your more that likely can go back to work the next day. It will depend on your pain, medications taking, and the type of work your have to do. You should discuss the thoroughly with your dentist or oral surgeon prior to your procedure. "don't bite off more than your can chew". ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going back to work for getting full upper denture?

How long do I have to wait before going back to work for getting full upper denture?

It varies: There are many factors to consider after teeth are removed and a full denture is placed. A simple replacement denture would require no extra time other than getting used to it but multiple extractions would require more recovery time. The number of teeth removed, how difficult the extracts were and you age and medical condition all are post of the equation. ...Read more

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Full upper denture vs implants I have dull upper denture at 40 years old what would the benefits of implants be?

Many: Comfort, function, speech, esthetics, and maintenance of remaining bone. Especially at your young age, the preservation of bone is critical for you to have function in your 70 - 90's. Think of how much you have lost since your 20's. Implants with a fixed set of teeth provide incredible improvements for you . You will be able to eat better and be much more confident , and healthier. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having all your teeth pulled and replaced with a full upper denture?

Various: Having all of your teeth removed and replaced with a full upper denture can have many complications. These include, bleeding, bruising, swelling, pain, infection, poorly fitting immediat denture, poor esthetics with immediate denture, inability to eat with the immediate denture in place, sore spots, difficulty speaking and chewing, feeling of 'fullness', as well as increased saliva. Plus others. ...Read more

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How long does it take gums to heal before i can wear dentures? I had a full mouth extraction done last week, and would like to know how long before my gums heal enough that i can get dentures and use adhesive? .

How long does it take gums to heal before i can wear dentures? I had a full mouth extraction done last week, and would like to know how long before my gums heal enough that i can get dentures and use adhesive?


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Immediate use: If you have an immediate dentures made, then you should start wearing them now. If you mouth is too sore, please see your dentist so he can adjust and possibly place a denture liner for you (ie. Tissue conditioner or soft reline). But in general it take 4 to 6 weeks for the gums to close fully from the extractions. ...Read more

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Can u get a flexible partial denture if u got no back teeth?

Can u get a flexible partial denture if u got no back teeth?

Yes: As long as you have some teeth to support the partial denture, it is possible. You must remember that you will not have the support or retention that you would otherwise have it you had back teeth to help secure the partial denture in place. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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I am wondering if i could get a brief synopsis here of the steps done to put in dental implants using an existing denture.

Retrofit synopsis: Current denture examined carefully for ideal functioning before implants. The bone quality and health history of the patient is examined and then implants are placed. The upper jaw requires more time than the lower for the implants to be stable. 5-6 months for the upper, 3-4 for the lower as a guideline. Parts are ordered to connect the denture to the implants. More detail needs to be provided. ...Read more

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Horrible taste and smell in my mouth after full upper extractions and immediate denture. How do I get rid of this?

See the surgeon: Dentures, like natural teeth,must be cleaned to keep your mouth healthy and odor free. Regardless, a bad taste or foul odor in the mouth, redness, drainage, or swelling is more likely due to a post-operative infection and will require a post-operative visit with the surgeon. ...Read more

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Do store-bought liners for dentures work well? They're a lot cheaper than heading back to the dentist, but do they work? .

Do store-bought liners for dentures work well? They're a lot cheaper than heading back to the dentist, but do they work?


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Sometimes: Denture liners are made to help increase the retention of the denture. If you require only a little bit of improvement, perhaps these will work great for you. If you have significant fit issues, i suggest seeing your dentist. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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