All teeth pulled at once?

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Hi everyone, my name is Lisa and I've been reading through your message boards and feeling a lot better about what's coming. I do have a question about how some of you went through the extraction process. I have 17 teeth left. I've had up to 3 pulled at once (local Novocain), but just three put me on my butt for a full day afterwards. I can't imagine getting all of them pulled at once, with a denture mashed up there to hold in the blood. I think I'd rather have my teeth pulled in stages. Three or four at a time at most. I mean, I'm going to Affordable Dentures and you have to pay for each extraction individually anyway, so why not stretch it out? Or is there a big advantage to having them all extracted at once? 
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I had all 14 pulled at once top and bottom . I think it was much better for healing. If you were out of commission after 3 imagine being out of commission each time. This was me day of extraction and immediates
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you look great :D
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Thank you! That was right after my extractions with my immediates
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AC

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Were you awake?? Did you just get local numbing ? Were you nervous?
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charlid61

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local and was awake
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I had 20 extracted all at the same time. I'm glad I chose to do it this way. I would rather only go through the recovery once.

Also, with the type of work I do I have to take time off after an extraction. I'd rather take the time off once than spread it through a year.

I did get some bruising accross my lower jaw. My dentist said it was normal.
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I had my teeth out in two sessions about a month apart; all with just a local anesthetic.  First all the remaining back teeth and then the front teeth.  I think if I could live my life again, I would have them out in one session.  You will only be fitted with dentures once all the extractiona are over and you will only get used to dentures once your gums are all fully healed and you have a hard relined or new permanent denture.  The sooner that happens the better.
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I had 27 pulled in one day. Tops in morning, lowers after lunch. GIT ER DONE! I say.
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I just returned from the Dentists of Los Algodones in Mexico just across the border from Yuma,Az. I heard about it somewhere checked it out slightly on the web and decided to go gof it. Im 55 and had a mouth of bad teeth. 19 extractions,5 oral surgery,4 bone surgery and dentures. All under local anesthesia only. They measured first day, extracted and did surguries on the 19t teeth including wisdoms.With all that and dentures 2800.00 Day 2 of healing ,dont know how long to wait to take the dentures out ,heard 2 days, 2 weeks ,lost. Gums have stitches 2 days old, anybody. Oh they look and are starting to feel better,my Dentist was amazing ,the same service they wanted 11k in Las Vegas where i live, if you are paying out of pocket and do your reseach you will be fine. Any Advice for after car? I am truly without a clue ,can imagine trying tk put them back on after 2 days with my gums like this,please advise.
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Adam, I'm now two weeks out from having my extractions and immediate. First, I'm glad I went ahead and had them all done at once. Healing sucks but at least it's the only time I'm going to have to do it. 

So are your dentures perfect? I've heard of several people leaving the States to get work done. With your cost I could have gone down there, gotten my teeth done, then chilled for a few days taking in the sights. But I was scared to leave my safety zone, so I paid much more. 

After care. I was told to take mine out overnight after 24 hours. I didn't for about 4 days actually because I was just so scared. I started to get a little bit of thrush on my tongue and knew it was from not removing them enough. Now I take them out and soak them every night. I swish my tongue with coconut oil to get rid of the thrush and in just a few days my tongue was back to a happy pink. Be sure to follow all your aftercare instructions. Keep your mouth as clean as possible. Take those meds! There are no heroes when it comes to pain. 

I also suggest ordering some Benzodent. It's a numbing cream that also holds your denture pretty securely in place. I've been using it on my upper where I need an adjustment and it has made it so much more tolerable until I can get it fixed. 

Good luck! Keep us updated!
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I'm with Lisa... 4 days is,when I was able to remove my upper... I was too swollen at 48 hours post op.. my dentist didn't even want to try bc of how swollen I was...
I haven't left then out yet over night, worried I may not be able to get them back in, but I'm going to try tonight. .. bc I'm seeing surgeon in afternoon tomorrow and then dentist for adjustment...
Kuddos to you Adam for doing all of that under local! !! That's amazing. I had 15 teeth out, aveloplasty, and sinus fill... all done in hospital, and under general. ..
I think you'll know when it's time to take your denture out... as son as my swelling went down some, my denture fit not as tight... and I swished cold water and pushed with my tongue and it came out...
Felt great knowing it could come out...
I hope you have someone you can see for after care, here in the state's now... I couldn't imagine not seeing someone here afterwards. ..
Keep us posted.