I received dentures a little over two years ago. At first, they hurt all the time and I would get sore spots. Eventually, I adjusted. Now, for some reason another sore spot has popped up. It is a two-hour round trip for me to get to the dentist, which is a lot of hassle. As… Continue reading Can I Adjust My Own Denture?
Is a Nesbit Partial Illegal In Oregon?
I lost an upper tooth. My dentist wants to replace it with a dental implant, but that has metal and I don’t want any metal in my mouth. I want a Nesbit partial denture, but my dentist insists it is illegal in our state because some people have swallowed them. I live in Oregon. I… Continue reading Is a Nesbit Partial Illegal In Oregon?
Can I Save This Tooth
I’ve been to two different dentists and both of them want to pull my tooth. I have a front tooth that had been chipped. I’d repaired it with dental bonding. Then, I had a fall and it broke almost in half. The dentists want to pull it and give me a partial denture. I am… Continue reading Can I Save This Tooth
Snap-On Smile to Replace a Tooth?
I have an infected first molar. There is not a molar behind it. My choices are a root canal treatment (which is rather expensive) or extract the tooth and get a dental implant (which is more expensive). Of course my dentist gives me all the expensive options. What I’m wondering is if I can Read… Continue reading Snap-On Smile to Replace a Tooth?
Dentist Wants to Extract All My Son’s Teeth and Give Him Dentures
I have a 29-year-old son who is a recovering drug addict. His mouth is a mess and it has given him lots of doubt that he’ll ever be able to get a decent job like this. I want to invest in giving him his smile back, but when we went to see the dentist all… Continue reading Dentist Wants to Extract All My Son’s Teeth and Give Him Dentures
Is there a Soft Denture?
I have an upper denture and I absolutely hate it. The denture plate is constantly making me gag so I only wear it when I have to be in public. Is there such a thing as a soft denture? Callie Anne Dear Callie Anne, Just to qualify, when I am talking about a soft denture,… Continue reading Is there a Soft Denture?
What If All I Can Afford Are Dentures?
I had four pregnancies right in a row where I vomited every single day. I’ve been told I have hardly any enamel left on my teeth. They are literally crumbling on my top arch. My insurance only covers $1000 dollars of work each year and believe me when I tell you that I need significantly… Continue reading What If All I Can Afford Are Dentures?
Went Directly to the Dental Lab for My Partial Denture
About nine years ago I had a partial denture made through my dentist. The lab that made it did a fantastic job. So, when it was time to get my new one made, I decided to go directly to them. The weird thing is, it hasn’t turned out nearly as well. I’ve had countless problems… Continue reading Went Directly to the Dental Lab for My Partial Denture
She’s Too Young to Lose Her Teeth
I am frustrated with my dentist and need some advice. My parents were never able to afford a dentist as I was growing up. I am 29 and just now able to afford a dentist myself. I do take good care of my teeth but my dentist says three of them he’d like to remove… Continue reading She’s Too Young to Lose Her Teeth
I Can’t Eat with My Dentures
Ever since I got my dentures it has been a bit challenging to eat. However, it seems to have gotten significantly worse in recent years. I can’t even keep them in anymore. I’ve been living on nothing but soup. Have they just stretched? Do I need to have new ones made? Carolyn