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How can I get over the fear receiving upper dentures?
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Dr. Emmett Miller
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Desensitize parts
First, become aware of all the benefits of having those dentures.
Visualize yourself enjoying those benefits feeling completely normal and comfortable (don't think about how you got to that point). Next, make a list of each of the specific things that disturb you about receiving them. Systematically desensitize yourself. See "freeing yourself from fear" at http://drmiller.Pinnaclecart.Com.

In brief: Desensitize parts
First, become aware of all the benefits of having those dentures.
Visualize yourself enjoying those benefits feeling completely normal and comfortable (don't think about how you got to that point). Next, make a list of each of the specific things that disturb you about receiving them. Systematically desensitize yourself. See "freeing yourself from fear" at http://drmiller.Pinnaclecart.Com.
Dr. Emmett Miller
Dr. Emmett Miller
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Dr. Jerry Brown
Face reality before abcess develops and speak with patients who are comfortable wearing dentures
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
In brief: Ask for overdenture
A regular denture made to fit an upper jaw usually is stable on its own.
However, you can receive an implant-supported denture in either the upper jaw. Ask your dentist if you are a good candidate for "All on 4" design. Good luck.

In brief: Ask for overdenture
A regular denture made to fit an upper jaw usually is stable on its own.
However, you can receive an implant-supported denture in either the upper jaw. Ask your dentist if you are a good candidate for "All on 4" design. Good luck.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: See Prosthodontist
See the Prosthodontist for evaluation and options.
You might benefit from talking with some patients successfully wearing an upper denture. Also, you might consider fixed reconstruction on as few as 4 implants (all-on-4). Make the appointment -- you will be glad you did. Good Luck.

In brief: See Prosthodontist
See the Prosthodontist for evaluation and options.
You might benefit from talking with some patients successfully wearing an upper denture. Also, you might consider fixed reconstruction on as few as 4 implants (all-on-4). Make the appointment -- you will be glad you did. Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: See a Prosthodontist
A prosthodontist is a specialist in denture therapy.
50 million people in this country wear removable appliances in their mouths, and often the anticipation is much worse than the real thing. A prosthodontist is specially trained to help you through the process.

In brief: See a Prosthodontist
A prosthodontist is a specialist in denture therapy.
50 million people in this country wear removable appliances in their mouths, and often the anticipation is much worse than the real thing. A prosthodontist is specially trained to help you through the process.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: It is difficult
Talk to other patients with dentures.
Another option is to consider dental implant treatment.

In brief: It is difficult
Talk to other patients with dentures.
Another option is to consider dental implant treatment.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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