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When can I go back to work after getting a full upper denture done?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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".

In brief: 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".
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Right away
This is a highly variable question.
Did you have teeth removed? If so, how many? How much discomfort? What kind of job you perform? These, among others, are all questions that can affect when you may wish to return to work.

In brief: Right away
This is a highly variable question.
Did you have teeth removed? If so, how many? How much discomfort? What kind of job you perform? These, among others, are all questions that can affect when you may wish to return to work.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually
If tooth extractions are involved, there may be some pain and swelling for a short time.
.. Everybody is different, but most people return to work quickly.

In brief: Usually
If tooth extractions are involved, there may be some pain and swelling for a short time.
.. Everybody is different, but most people return to work quickly.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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Dr. Andres Carbunaru
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Immediately
You can go immediately, just be aware that you need to get use to it, ANS also we need to make some adjustment, but there are no limitation for working.

In brief: Immediately
You can go immediately, just be aware that you need to get use to it, ANS also we need to make some adjustment, but there are no limitation for working.
Dr. Andres Carbunaru
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
If you are getting teeth extracted and the denture placed immediately, then give yourself 2 days to begin to get used to it.
Realize that eating, talking, smiling, drinking , laughing , etc are all going to be different and will take time, determination and training to become natural again. Most of my patients return in 2 - 5 days. Good luck.

In brief: Depends
If you are getting teeth extracted and the denture placed immediately, then give yourself 2 days to begin to get used to it.
Realize that eating, talking, smiling, drinking , laughing , etc are all going to be different and will take time, determination and training to become natural again. Most of my patients return in 2 - 5 days. Good luck.
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