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Dentures at 32??
Nov 6, 2006
... I am missing 3 top teeth. ... (4 replies)
... First off, I'm 22 years old and have had an open bite for as long as I can remember but within' the past year it has started to affect the way I talk. I can't talk as loud, as fast, or as clear as I once could. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks to everyone who replied to my post, I really appreciate that. ... (12 replies)

... old patient that needed a full set. It really is hard to say what is "too young," though I definitely wish I was dealt a different hand in the teeth department. ... (2 replies)
... I have got all my teeth pulled. I am 17. ... (3 replies)
... Gosh Sae, it sounds like you have been having a tough time of it. I had all 28 of my teeth pulled on March 30, never had lost any until then, so I went from all to none. With that said, I had neglected my gum disease until many of my teeth had shifted. ... (6 replies)
... I am 43! ... (8 replies)
... I am the same way- nothing but constant problems with my teeth- spent so much money on my teeth that I could have paid off an entire house- seriously. And yet, everything fails, only a matter of time. 5 teeth this year have had to be pulled and these are ALL twice root-canaled, capped teeth. Each cost at least $5,000 to "save"...? And STILL my dentist and oral surgeon (and of... (17 replies)
... wow what a story about crowns and root canals. my dentist wants me to do two crown and possible root canal on my lower canines for my partial which I've worn for 10 years, but now a tooth hurts. ... (17 replies)
... I had 3 anterior upper and 3 anterior lower implants done in 1992 and they were fine for almost 7 years until I had to replace the bridges they supported. ... (6 replies)
... LOL if my dentist saw this post he would slap you around hard! 26 is waaayy too young for dentures. Heck fire, I'm 45 and still have all my teeth. Never saw a dentisti until I was 23 and got insurance. ... (9 replies)
... Obviously until you have all your teeth out you do not know how well you will adapt to dentures. However, I think if you are likely to lose your teeth in any event and you start losing the bone supporting them, they should be removed as soon as possible. ... (17 replies)
... I'm a 29 year old female and Im seriously considering dentures because I'm extremely over all o the dental issues I've been dealing with since my teens. ... (8 replies)
... If you have good teeth you should look after them. But like you many people don't have good teeth. I was in that category and so it seems are you. Dentists will go to extraordinary lengths to make you keep your teeth and I don't agree with this. ... (17 replies)
... Although I am older than you, I got my dentures when I was 35. I felt I was too young also but I quickly learned that dentures are a function of need rather than age. I was told that younger people tend to adapt to dentures quicker and live long healthy and productive lives. ... (4 replies)
... I personally have spent more than anyhing I am comfortable admitting- for instance 2 of my previously "save the teeth" teeth had had twice been root canaled (woops- dentists forget to tell you the failure rate of root canals- even when an endodontist does them!- and how unbelievably frail they are once root-canaled and just had both pulled bcs of abcesses- not un-hygeine- I... (17 replies)
... It takes 6 months to a year to fuse to your bone. Pulling the teeth was harder than having the implant screwed into my bone. I have 6 implants, waiting to be uncovered, in my upper mouth. Once the implants are there, you don't feel them. ... (15 replies)
... I am 38 and had my upper teeth removed at 36 for the very same reasons. I have spent so much money trying to save them and failing no matter what I did. My dentist finally gave me my options and unfortunately implants were not feasible for my income. I cried like a baby. ... (4 replies)
... Once the teeth are gone there is no turning back. Dentures are so hard to get a good fit. You really have to have a skilled dental lab to make them fit correctly. ... (17 replies)
... insurace sucks and so do I right now! ... (22 replies)

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