... Hey.. I've had a dental flipper since I was 17 years old. Back story is that both my canine teeth were stuck inside the gum buy the bone. I had oral surgery and braces for years.. ... (1 replies)
... Dear Sarah,
Awww, that's a terrible experience!
It seems that you are used to having to take care of things all by yourself. I'm so sorry you have felt so alone!
BUT, you have a partner now! For the relationship to work you must open up and share your concerns and needs. Your mouth issue is a NEED! In fact this is a good test to see if you have a partner worthy of your... (1 replies)
... I need a dental flipper. ... (1 replies)
... f the bone in my upper jaw and almost all of the roots of my teeth. so now i have to go back again and have 6 teeth removed and remaining roots removed and get a dental flipper the same day. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with strep throat today, and told that I need to replace my toothbrush after 24 hours of being antibiotics. I am concerned about not reinfecting myself though with my flipper. I soak it in Retainer Brite every night for 20 minutes to clean it, but I don't think that's enough to kill strep germs. Should I soak it in something with alcohol, like Listerine? Is... (0 replies)
... There IS! It is called an Essix Splint.
They say you can eat with it. Look it up on your computer. It is supposed to be sturdier than the Flipper. (18 replies)
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... Cosmetically--my mouth looks awful without the Flipper. Quite a space
between the 2 eye teeth where the 4 teeth were pulled.
I am finally healed and starting on the next procedure--a Bridge with a Crown at each end.
And even that will have a temporary solution while the real Bridge is constructed.
But supposedly you can eat with it--as it will be cemented on temporarly... (18 replies)
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... Thanks for the information. I don't think I'll be getting a flipper, the space is in the back of my mouth where no one can see. I just wish there was something functional for eating sooner while waiting for implants. (18 replies)
... it properly make sure your dentist fixes it.. you should be able to eat with it in.. if to big the partials can really mess you up, I am dealing with what I call dental damage. ... (18 replies)
... is in the back and no one can see it. If the flipper isn't functional for eating I wouldn't need it. ... (18 replies)
... A Flipper is a temporary acylic partial with clasps on each side of the tooth or teeth
hooked to your permanent teeth--until you can get a Bridge 0r Implants or? to replace teeth that have been extracted.
Very uncomfortable--I can't eat with mine--so have to forego going out to lunch etc.
Wish i had not been offered one--cost was $525.00 for 3 temporary acylic teeth
while... (18 replies)
... Ohh ! Ok. I doubt that I would want a flipper anyway if it serves no other purpose than cosmetic. Thank's for the info. ... (18 replies)
... I have no idea what a flipper is either. I just had 2 implants lower left to replace 2 back teeth that were extracted some years ago. ... (18 replies)
... A flipper is false teeth on a plate that sits on the roof of your mouth and grasps the other teeth behind to stay in place. ... (18 replies)
... What exactly is a flipper? How does it stay attached? I've got several teeth missing and waiting for implants and was not even offered anything to take up the space. (18 replies)
... and he would need to adjust it. I asked him to remove it and said I would go back next week when the extraction had healed and I could cope with this better. The flipper has on it the missing front tooth until a bridge is done plus a molar each side which I lost sometime ago. ... (18 replies)
... Can anyone tell me if tooth extraction followed by dental implants are very painful? ... (3 replies)
... I do not have a flipper but know many people who do, and yes, the appliance will stop your other teeth from shifting into those empty spaces. ... (1 replies)