If the dental implant procedure is so long and involved do you look like you have teeth in the interim?

Question by Tiao21: If the dental implant procedure is so long and involved do you look like you have teeth in the interim? Best answer: Answer by shogun_316Pretty sure your fitted with temporary crowns or bridges until the final procedure. That's what happened with me when I got my crown. I had a temporary one slapped in until the fitted one was made. Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments! … [Read more...]

Is it normal that at 23 i have false teeth?

Question by K: Is it normal that at 23 i have false teeth? I have four false teeth on a denture pallet, i am only 23 and i have always looked after my teeth. I had braces as a child and have always been regular at the dentist but over the last few years have had about 10-15 abscesses and am losing my teeth month by month i have another 3 that are chipped or half broken, its really effecting my esteem, im so embarrassed about it, but i couldn't look after my teeth and gums anymore that i … [Read more...]

What standard of teeth is needed to be ‘dentally fit’ for Denplan?

Question by PH46: What standard of teeth is needed to be 'dentally fit' for Denplan? After being told I need two root canals in 3 months because I have exceeded the amount entitled on the NHS - I have just finished a 5 week course of treatment that I need some insurance for the future. Because my gums are aching where I need the treatment obviosly means I need treatment asap, but how good do your teeth need to be for Denplan care? I have 8 fillings, all recently done, a partial denture for 6 … [Read more...]

Question to all those out there with false teeth?

Question by Clare: Question to all those out there with false teeth? Im 20, have really bad teeth which cause me a lot of pain. Have loads of fillings. I wear a partial denture for 1 of my front teeth which had to be pulled out. Tonight i managed to snap the side off one of my teeth without realising. Im just fed up of my teeth, i want to go to the dentist and say pull them all out and give me false teeth. Everything i eat hurts my teeth, crunchy things hurt, cold things hurt, hot things … [Read more...]

False teeth at a young age ?

Question by vanessa: False teeth at a young age ? Hi, I am 19 years old and after receiving root canal treatment on one of my front teeth which failed I have been told that I will need to get a false tooth. I look after my teeth, brush them twice a day, use mouthwash etc but i just have bad teeth. My dentist doesnt offer a bridge or implant on the nhs and says my other teeth are too weak to consider any other options other than a partial denture. I am really feeling down at the thought of … [Read more...]

Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and…..?

Question by Sarah: Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and.....? stitches were needed. This was done by my (new and rather young!) dentist in his surgery. No knock out, just local anaesthetic. Three injections to the roof of my mouth and I lost count at three in my gum line! I have had a fair bit of dental work done and my share of teeth being extracted but when I agreed to this course of treatment I was assured that all would be well in time for my holiday next week. I have a … [Read more...]