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Will removing all of my teeth and getting dentures prevent abscesses from ever occurring again?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pretty much

Dentures will not cause abscesses, but can couse ulcerations if not properly and routinely adjusted as needed.
However at your age you should consider saving your teeth or getting implants and fixed teeth supported by the implants. See your dentist for evaluation and maybe get a referral to the reconstructive specialist -- the Prosthodontist. good luck

In brief: Pretty much

Dentures will not cause abscesses, but can couse ulcerations if not properly and routinely adjusted as needed.
However at your age you should consider saving your teeth or getting implants and fixed teeth supported by the implants. See your dentist for evaluation and maybe get a referral to the reconstructive specialist -- the Prosthodontist. good luck
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: It should

When decayed, rotten teeth are removed, the gingiva closes up over the socket, and the pathway for bacteria into the bone is removed.
At 32 years old, is that what you really want... Dentures? Root canal therapy and proper restorative care is the better choice.

In brief: It should

When decayed, rotten teeth are removed, the gingiva closes up over the socket, and the pathway for bacteria into the bone is removed.
At 32 years old, is that what you really want... Dentures? Root canal therapy and proper restorative care is the better choice.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Pretty much

A tooth abscess is a sac of infected material called pus in a tooth or the gums.
It is possible only if a tooth is present. Ask your dentist about dental implants.

In brief: Pretty much

A tooth abscess is a sac of infected material called pus in a tooth or the gums.
It is possible only if a tooth is present. Ask your dentist about dental implants.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry

In brief: Yes but

Yes but you will never find eating as pleasurable as you do eating with your own teeth.
The abscesses can be treated and prevented, keeping your teeth if possible is a much better choice.

In brief: Yes but

Yes but you will never find eating as pleasurable as you do eating with your own teeth.
The abscesses can be treated and prevented, keeping your teeth if possible is a much better choice.
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dr. Gary Klugman
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