I have dentures and I think they should go further back than they do. As they are placed now, they do not cover where my wisdom teeth used to be. It’s made it rather uncomfortable for me. My dentist thinks I am overreacting. At this point, I just want to know if this is normal… Continue reading How Far Back Should Dentures Go?
I have recently gotten completely removable dentures. They have been a challenge to get used to. However, one thing is puzzling me. Should they cover the area where my wisdom teeth were? I’m just chewing on gums there and it is really uncomfortable. I was hoping that it should go back furthRead More
I’m a 38-year-old single mom with three children under the age of ten. Ever since my teen years, I have struggled with my teeth even though I am diligent about taking care of them. I recently was told I have a severe calcium deficiency. I am under treatment for it and it is getting better,… Continue reading How Can I Keep My Face From Collapsing When My Teeth Are Removed
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 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?
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 need to get about three dental implants, but need something affordable. I wondered if the zirconia would be cheaper than the titanium implants? If not, what is the best way to get some cheap implants? Kevin Dear Kevin, Zirconia costs the dentist a little more than does titaRead More
I had four dental implants placed less than a week ago and I have already had two of them fail. I’m so frustrated. I’m guessing at this rate there is not much hope for the other two, right? Is there a way to fix this or am I going to be stuck with dentures? Morgan… Continue reading Dental Implant Failure in 4 Days
I’m writing in a last-ditch attempt to figure out if I am on the right track for this. I had all of my top teeth pulled. Apparently, one of the teeth perforated the sinus cavity, but no one told me this after it happened. By day 3 after the procedure, I had a fever and… Continue reading Sinus Perforation after Tooth Extraction
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