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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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Is it possible if I have severe upper rear teeth crossbite to be able to get and wear dentures? I am 50yrs old and not sure if dentures will be ok

Is it possible if I have severe upper rear teeth crossbite to be able to get and wear dentures? I am 50yrs old and not sure if dentures will be ok

Yes: A cross bite can be dealt with easily with a denture. The tooth position can be customized to match you other teeth. Better yet, full treatment can correct the cross bite. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I were to be missing teeth 13,14,15 (as last arch tooth) can I cosmetically wear a denture held only by denture paste til implant(s) get installed?

To a point: As long as it covers your palate and locks in behind your remaining dentition, you may be able to get by. Without claps, the denture will move. It is contraindicated to wear a denture over the implants while they are healing (at least the initial phase). ...Read more

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I can not get implants or wear dentures because of bone loss, any ideas?

I can not get implants or wear dentures because of bone loss, any ideas?

Periodontist: This is an area that is sometimes treated by a periodontist or an oral surgeon in conjunction with a restorative dentist, or prosthodontist. Ridge augmentation, implants, and crown and bridge dentistry requires a team approach. ...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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I wear dentures and have a sore on the inside of my bottom lip. What can I use to get rid of it? I have had it for over a month....

See the doctor: See the dentist who made the dentures so that they can evaluate the fit and adjust any sore spots if possible. If you have no dentist, see a prosthodontist - the specialist in dentures. If it is not from the denture then you should be referred to an oral surgeon for evaluation of the lesion. ...Read more

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Can you get a colonoscopy or endoscopy with copd?

Can you get a colonoscopy or endoscopy with copd?

Your COPD: Can elevate your risk as a sedation candidate, so prior to any procedure, you should be evaluated by an anesthesiologist so that appropriate preparations are made. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can it hurt when you get a colonoscopy?

Can it hurt when you get a colonoscopy?

Not usually!: Most physicians/surgeons perform a colonoscopic exam under sedation, either with Propofol or versed/fentanyl, and you are sedated to the point of not feeling pain, or at least forgetting about it! get your scope done asap, it's really simple, and is the single best screening test for colon cancer... ...Read more

Dr. John Thaler
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False Teeth (Definition)

False teeth, also called dentures, are devices ...Read more