How long to add an extra tooth to a partial denture?

Question by Lamalamadingdong: How long to add an extra tooth to a partial denture? Hi there. I have a partial upper and work/live in London, away from my actual home, so I don't get to see my old dentist very often at all. For the past few months I've had a recurring toothache, caused by a cracked tooth. My "real" dentist gave me root canal treatment in April, but warned that it might not work and that extraction could be necessary. Since then things have got worse and I am considering seeing … [Read more...]

My dentist had a small upper denture made for me,costing nearly £600?

Question by ameryharrison: My dentist had a small upper denture made for me,costing nearly £600? as I have several of my own teeth it is supposed to clamp with a wire on each side.After a few days wearing it,I found one of these clips was rubbing on my cheek,and making it sore.I decided this clip would have to be removed (I use fixadent to hold it secure,anyway) the dentist didnt want to know,and told me to get used to it,which of course was impossible. I decided that kill or cure was the only … [Read more...]

Is there any alternative to a denture with a plate for missing front tooth?

Question by Alocinturner: Is there any alternative to a denture with a plate for missing front tooth? About 4 years ago, my partner lost half of his front tooth after getting in the way of a paperweight that had been launched across a room at somebody else. He saw a dentist who performed a root canal treatment and the dentist left the partial tooth where it was as he believed he could have a crown post fitted to replace the tooth. After 4 years of me bugging him, he finally went to see the … [Read more...]

Can I get an emergency denture made?

Question by lovely: Can I get an emergency denture made? I wear a denture and my butcher of a dentist said I needed two teeth out and he would make a new one, reassuring me that it will have healed by the time I go on holiday. This was a week ago and since then I have had an infection which he is treating with antibiotics. However my gums are so swollen I dont think my old denture will now fit and I`m due to go on holiday in a week. Is there anything I can do to get an emergency one fitted in … [Read more...]

New partial denture question?

Question by zakiit: New partial denture question? This afternoon I got a new partial upper denture and being the first time I have had one, I have some questions. I tried asking the dentist who is very uncommuncative and generally not a nice person so will be looking for a new dentist in due course. My question is, is there a best way to remove them for cleaning? Also will I lose the hiss that I have suddenly developed? And are there any tips anyone has on how to learn to eat and speak … [Read more...]

Immediate partial denture ?

Question by Lil old me: Immediate partial denture ? I have recently had a tooth pulled out on my top row of teeth making a total of 2 missing teeth. One was taken out about 3 years ago but the more recent one was just a few days ago. As a result I have had a partial denture fitted with the 2 teeth on. My problem is that I absolutely hate it!! I cant speak properly, find it very difficult to eat without the denture not wobbling and coming out of place and at times it makes me gag just because … [Read more...]