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Would The Dentist Offer Me Temporary False Teeth For Free If I Am On Medicare
Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more
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Does your teeth get so bad at some point that theres nothing a dentist can do. Like give you dentures. My teeth are the worst in world I am sure. I hope to be able to smile again someday. Is this
realistic to think ? I have like 3 full teeth left
Should i request a new upper and lower denture from my dentist or is there a way he can fix these issues? 5 weeks ago i had all teeth removed and dentures placed. Since then, my dentist has not been able to make them fit. When i first got them, i couldn't
2nd opinion: If you are not having any luck with your dentist, then see a prosthodontist. They specialize in dentures, and may be able to help you work with what you have. The tissues shrink and we add soft material to help the fit as this changes. No need to live with it like it is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between rigid and flexible partial dentures? I'm going to need them for my upper teeth, and would like more opinions than just my dentist's about any differences or advantages to either kind. Thank you.
Depends on situation: Typically a rigid partial denture is comprised of a cast metal framework that supports gum colored acrylic and denture teeth .They are made by a dental laboratory from an accurate mould provided by the dentist. Flexible partial dentures are often a little bulkier (cover more gum and palate), patients like the gum clasps which are less visible than metal clasps of rigid partials. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dentist is providing cast partial dentures for upper and lower at 1445 each. He added on 400 dollars for custom teeth. Is this appropriate?
Professional Fees: It is so hard to comment on someone else's fees as explained through the eyes of the patient. If some aspect of your prosthesis needed to be customized for your specific mouth and smile, then I see no problem charging an additional fee for additional time and materials. There are other costs that need to be factored into the equation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Same as with teeth: Usually we make a preliminary impression (mold) in quick setting alginate material. We then use the cast made from this to make a special customized tray just for your mouth. Then we make a final impression with a different material in the custom tray. This provides more information and is very accurate. The cast from this impression is used in the making of the dentures, with or without implants. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers