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... the possibility of loosing more teeth in the near future. With out seeing you xray I can't say whether or not the surgery is a wise choice. I have been in the dental field for 16 yrs, and I have seen some dentist recommend the surgery on patients who still wind up in a partial or even a denture within a year or two. ... (3 replies)
... implant Dr. All I know about him so far is he teaches at a dental school. He said he does 800 to 900 implants a year. His office wasn't fancy like the others. No Tv on the ceiling LOL. He seemed more down to earth. ... (13 replies)
... I am not new to dental procedures. ... (14 replies)

... I should also mention that I was really confused before I started all of this. I didn't know who was supposed to do what. You need a dentist to manage this care and communicate with the Oral Surgeons. The dentist is also the guy that will make your flipper (temporary retainer with a little tooth hanging on it), your temporary tooth after the implant, and then the final... (6 replies)
... The only thing I can think of is calling the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry at 816/235-2111 and seeing if they can help you. I don't know how far that is for you, but it may be worth the savings. Dental schools are usually 1/3 to 1/2 off the cost of a regular dentist. My mom just got a flipper for $180, so presumably a dental school would charge... (2 replies)
... Being a dental assistant, I can almost guarantee that your friend can get something that is called a "flipper" (small denture) or a partial w/ out having to go back to taking the roots out. :) (3 replies)
... I think dental ins. covers this as well. ... (5 replies)
... Well it IS impacting my health, and as Pink knows (she's seen me go through all these trials and tribulations and knows what I'm facing quite well, even the demographics) -- besides the fact that I don't want dentures, there's the fact that the partial I have now which is called a flipper, looks like an upper denture because the plastic plate covers the roof of my mouth,- but... (6 replies)
... takes hers out, she looks absolutely bizarre. But she is just so darn happy to have no more dental worries. She really does love them. ... (24 replies)
... so I just "know" that a full upper would gag me beyond belief. I take the flipper out constantly, and cannot have it in more than 4 hours without it making me sick. ... (24 replies)
... esteem and it seems as if despite "dealing" with dental problems for over a decade and a half, that most of this happened within the past 3 years. ... (19 replies)
... My current dental debacle is the culmination of nearly a decade, and the work I had at Tufts was done around 6 years ago. ... (9 replies)
Dentures!
Dec 16, 2002
... Oh my, now I don't know what to say, seems that you're basically in the same boat that I'm in. I have absoluteley horrible gag reflexes, trying to get accustomed to the mouth full of plastic has been a nightmare. I have found that when chewing on food my gagging vanishes so I started keeping a pocket full of candies, seems that if I can keep my tongue busy with something I... (3 replies)
Dentures!
Dec 15, 2002
... that I rarely wear it because it interferes with my ability to chew, eat, swallow, suck, drink,... and needless to say, that partial along with all my building dental woes, has really interrupted my "relationship" with my husband, causing our personal life some major uhm,....interruptions. ... (3 replies)
... I have a flipper now, which is like a partial denture, on the top, and it gags me horribly! ... (9 replies)




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