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Denture nightmare
Aug 17, 2006
... I think the emotional upset of the whole affair can be causing you problems. There are things you may be doing with your mouth that you are not aware of. Clenching your teeth together puts pressure on your gums and the underlying bone beneath them. ... (5 replies)
... r bite down she just gently placed them in there except the top denture she pressed firmly on the top pallete thingy and I complained right away like aren't they supposed to sit on my gums shouldn't I feel them on my gums...why are they so big.....? ... (16 replies)
... They take a tray this is a "U" shape, fill it with a molding material that is really thick. On the bottom they press it down and have you move your tongue side to side to make room for that piece of skin under there. after about a minute, the dentist will tap on it to see if its set and literally pry it off your gums. ... (5 replies)

... Welcome Kelly, It sounds like you are doing well so far. A reline is supposed to fill in the gaps created from shrinking and healing gums. ... (2 replies)
Mar 24, 2004
... I am so frustrated right now and am sick and tired of crying.I just need to vent some. went today for adjustments on my lower denture and found out I have a bone chip coming out of my gum...Great! ... (6 replies)
... i just want to say a month ago i made the decision to have all remaining teeth extracted and immediate dentures put in. yup, it was that quick from consult with my dentist, and Eday. they said Wed. the 16th and i was like oh crap. ... (1 replies)
... I didn't do the bite block or the wax stuff. Mine went like this. I went to a denturist and dentist both. I started with the denturist. The first thing I did was to get the mold of my teeth with that gross stuff that made me sick! ... (55 replies)
... Hi Vergie! Sorry it took so long for me to reply to your post. I haven't even been on the boards for a few weeks. Things have just been so hectic around here! ... (55 replies)
Denture Problems
Jun 22, 2005
... irst they removed all of my teeth except the bottom two wisdom because they were down in the nerve running through my jaw bone and they thought it might cause me to perm lose feeling in my jaw. ... (2 replies)
... My god no wonder you are having it worse off than most. ... (492 replies)
... I am a 42 year old female and I received my immediate dentures on February 18. I had to get them because of advanced periodontal disease. They have never fit well. I have never had any suction on top and the lower plate feels as if it is too far back in my mouth. ... (8 replies)
... Me and my mouth are very well. Thank you for asking. I'm sorry to hear about the complications you're experiencing. New dentures are difficult enough all by themselves never mind having an infection as well. I hope you're not "resistant" to antibiotics. ... (24 replies)
Sep 13, 2003
... teeth, because it was wearing away right at the gumline, finally after the birth of my 1st daughter, I went and saw a dentist, right away, his only solution was to pull them all and give me complete dentures, I cried for weeks, I was only 24 yrs. ... (6 replies)
... Either it was that or I just needed to get used to the denture all over again. ... (132 replies)

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