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Could you have so little bone left that you can't even wear dentures anymore?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The more bone loss one has the harder it is to wear a denture.
That is why keeping your teeth healthy is so important. If teeth are lost placing implants will keep the bone level from receeding. There is a point when dentures cannot be worn. So keep healthy.

In brief: Yes

The more bone loss one has the harder it is to wear a denture.
That is why keeping your teeth healthy is so important. If teeth are lost placing implants will keep the bone level from receeding. There is a point when dentures cannot be worn. So keep healthy.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bone for dentures

The longer an individual has periodontal (gum) disease), the longer one goes without replacing teeth, and the longer one goes with ill-fitting partials or full dentures, the less bone available for removable full dentures.
One can come to a point where even the best dentist in the world cannot fabricate dentures that a patient is comfortable with. They will have no retention and flop around.

In brief: Bone for dentures

The longer an individual has periodontal (gum) disease), the longer one goes without replacing teeth, and the longer one goes with ill-fitting partials or full dentures, the less bone available for removable full dentures.
One can come to a point where even the best dentist in the world cannot fabricate dentures that a patient is comfortable with. They will have no retention and flop around.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry

In brief: Yes it's possible

That the boney ridge of the jaw gets worne out to the point it can't support a denture anymore, the condition happens more in the lower than the upper jaw.
. There are several options to correct that from surgical to implants , consult your dentist ..

In brief: Yes it's possible

That the boney ridge of the jaw gets worne out to the point it can't support a denture anymore, the condition happens more in the lower than the upper jaw.
. There are several options to correct that from surgical to implants , consult your dentist ..
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dr. Tarek Hamid
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In brief: Yes

The bone can wear down over time and make normal type dentures impossible.
There are other alternatives- overlay dentures, implants. I would get a couple of opinions and options and ask a lot of questions.

In brief: Yes

The bone can wear down over time and make normal type dentures impossible.
There are other alternatives- overlay dentures, implants. I would get a couple of opinions and options and ask a lot of questions.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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