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How do I know when I need dentures?

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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Function

When you lose the function of your teeth because of loose teeth (periodontaly hopeless), and there are no alternatives to a denture that you can afford or do.
Most patients after they have a denture built and fitted, can chew and enjoy there food better than eating around many loose, hurting, and non functional teeth. Also the removal of such infected teeth improves your overall health.

In brief: Function

When you lose the function of your teeth because of loose teeth (periodontaly hopeless), and there are no alternatives to a denture that you can afford or do.
Most patients after they have a denture built and fitted, can chew and enjoy there food better than eating around many loose, hurting, and non functional teeth. Also the removal of such infected teeth improves your overall health.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No teeth

If you have no teeth, toyu need dentures.

In brief: No teeth

If you have no teeth, toyu need dentures.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Easy

When the teeth left in your mouth and not adequate for chewing and eating, if they interfere with other functions of your mouth such as speech, if your teeth or roots are infected, or if you have any other sort of gum disease.
Please see the appropriate dental professional for evaluation.

In brief: Easy

When the teeth left in your mouth and not adequate for chewing and eating, if they interfere with other functions of your mouth such as speech, if your teeth or roots are infected, or if you have any other sort of gum disease.
Please see the appropriate dental professional for evaluation.
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Total tooth loss

Getting complete dentures is meant for total tooth loss.
When it comes to dentures, you should go to a dentist or denturist.

In brief: Total tooth loss

Getting complete dentures is meant for total tooth loss.
When it comes to dentures, you should go to a dentist or denturist.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: See Dentist

See your Dentist or the specialist in dentures -- the Prosthodontist.
Good Luck.

In brief: See Dentist

See your Dentist or the specialist in dentures -- the Prosthodontist.
Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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