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When do you qualify for dentures?

12 doctors weighed in
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In brief: Missing teeth

When you have missing teeth.

In brief: Missing teeth

When you have missing teeth.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: If teeth are missing

or if the remaining teeth are so severely damaged that they need to be extracted, you may need dentures as the best way to improve your appearance and your oral health.
See a dentist for consultation.

In brief: If teeth are missing

or if the remaining teeth are so severely damaged that they need to be extracted, you may need dentures as the best way to improve your appearance and your oral health.
See a dentist for consultation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Abel Loredo
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dentures Treatment

Dentures are usually the last resort when restoring the mouth.
If you have advance periodontitis and only very few teeth can be saved, dentures are the fastest and least expensive way to have teeth. If all of your teeth are severely decayed and you may be losing them because you can't afford to save them, dentures are an option. Radiation cancer treatment to the jaw may require denture treatment.

In brief: Dentures Treatment

Dentures are usually the last resort when restoring the mouth.
If you have advance periodontitis and only very few teeth can be saved, dentures are the fastest and least expensive way to have teeth. If all of your teeth are severely decayed and you may be losing them because you can't afford to save them, dentures are an option. Radiation cancer treatment to the jaw may require denture treatment.
Dr. Abel Loredo
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Well...

That's between you and your dentist, considering dentition, disease, loss of teeth, functional needs, and aesthetic desires.

In brief: Well...

That's between you and your dentist, considering dentition, disease, loss of teeth, functional needs, and aesthetic desires.
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Dr. Ryan Stanton
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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry

In brief: Qualify?

I suspect you are asking when would your insurance company would be willing to pay for your denture.
If that's the case, it depends on a few variables such as how long have you been without teeth and the nature of your insurance. If you have coverage, the safest bet is to have your dentist submit a pre-authorization to get a definitive answer.

In brief: Qualify?

I suspect you are asking when would your insurance company would be willing to pay for your denture.
If that's the case, it depends on a few variables such as how long have you been without teeth and the nature of your insurance. If you have coverage, the safest bet is to have your dentist submit a pre-authorization to get a definitive answer.
Dr. John DeWolf
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Dr. Aalam Samsavar
Dentistry

In brief: Missing teeth

There are two types of dentures: Full denture to replace all the missing teeth or partial denture to replace a few missing teeth.
Basically full dentures and partial dentures are one option to replace the missing or to be lost teeth.

In brief: Missing teeth

There are two types of dentures: Full denture to replace all the missing teeth or partial denture to replace a few missing teeth.
Basically full dentures and partial dentures are one option to replace the missing or to be lost teeth.
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
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Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry

In brief: Dentures

Does this question mean when do you know if you need dentures? It all depends.
If you have severe gum disease with all of your teeth being severely loose, it is time to get them out and get dentures. If you have all of your teeth decayed or completely broken down, it is time for dentures. If you are only missing a few teeth and the rest of your teeth are fairly stable, you don't need dentures.

In brief: Dentures

Does this question mean when do you know if you need dentures? It all depends.
If you have severe gum disease with all of your teeth being severely loose, it is time to get them out and get dentures. If you have all of your teeth decayed or completely broken down, it is time for dentures. If you are only missing a few teeth and the rest of your teeth are fairly stable, you don't need dentures.
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dr. Kevin Nail
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Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry

In brief: No Teeth

Whether you are referring to a partial denture (when you have some missing teeth & some of your teeth are still in your mouth) or a complete denture (when all your teeth are missing), to qualify you will need to have missing teeth.
If one still has teeth, it's important to try to save the remaining teeth to help support a partial denture if feasible. Implant retained dentures are also an option.

In brief: No Teeth

Whether you are referring to a partial denture (when you have some missing teeth & some of your teeth are still in your mouth) or a complete denture (when all your teeth are missing), to qualify you will need to have missing teeth.
If one still has teeth, it's important to try to save the remaining teeth to help support a partial denture if feasible. Implant retained dentures are also an option.
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dr. Kim Capehart
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