I have had dentures for about thirty years. I’ve always wanted a pretty smile. I have enough money to get dental implants finally. Is it possible for me to have a beautiful smile after all this time? Leslie Dear Leslie, I have some great news for you. It is never too laRead More
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
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?
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’m a 52-year-old woman and have been wearing dentures for about 15 years. Lately, I cannot keep them in no matter what I do. Not even that nasty adhesive stuff works. It’s very embarrassing because I am still quite young (at least in my mind) and when I don’t have them in I harRead More
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
If I’ve had dentures for the last ten years, is it possible to get dental implants? I heard it was possible, but my dentist said I’ve been in dentures too long. I know he’s the dentist and I’m not, but I know someone who’s done it. Which dentist is right? CaroRead More
I just spent over $1000 on dentures and they won’t stay in. My dentist did an impression, a wax bite, and two wax try-ins. I would think that should have given him the right information. I noticed on the second wax try-in that the dentures wasn’t staying in. When I mentioned that to hRead More
I am sick of dealing with my teeth. I’m just 28 years old and they cost me a fortune. Every time I go to the dentist, I either need a filling or dental crown, even though I brush and go to the dentist twice a year. I’m to the point that I just want to… Continue reading Dentist or Oral Surgeon to Extract all My Teeth?
I have a situation. Most of my upper teeth are gone. Most of my lower teeth are still there. I don’t have a ton of money, but I know I need to replace my missing teeth. Should I keep the last two teeth and get partial dentures or remove them and complete upper dentures? You… Continue reading Is It Okay to Sacrifice My Last Two Teeth for Complete Upper Dentures