How long do you have to wait to get permanent dentures?

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After the one month appointment yesterday and some adjustments, I asked how close am I to getting my permanent dentures. I was told, "one YEAR"! What???!! is this unusual? She said that with full extractions, it takes that long.  Originally, I was told 4 to 6 months.  I would like others' take on this.
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I sure wish SOMEONE would answer this question, I really need to know if I should be fighting Affordable Dentures on this issue.  Is a one year wait normal?
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depends on how your gums are healing i would think ,, its been 5 months for me having 14 teeth yanked out , which is all of them ,,  and after five months my gums are about half way smoothed out ,, i would think for myself probably another 5 months at least to be totally smooth , then get my permant dentures ,, i have temps and i dont even where them ever .. i have a mustsache so its kinbda hard to tell i have no teeth.. lol  one more thing then i shut up  .. i can eat close to 90 percent of what i used to without teeth just as easy
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I've just come across your post and hope it's been long enough and you are in a better place with your dentures.  I am not sure which state you live in but there are five states in the United States that recognize denturists (they are licensed through their state boards just like dentists but specialize in dentures/partials alone) They might be able to offer great insight and affordable options to your problems.
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thanx kathy i live in calif. im scheduled with the prostetic guy november 14 for a final fitting for permanent dentures..  im so used to not having teeth and eating just fine .. no matter how  good they fit im sure they going to feel weird for a while !! lol  thanx again,,  one more thing its been 6 months and i still have several divets where the teeth were at 
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No not at all it should only take a month at the most get a lawyer.
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I'm using Affordable Dentures in Michigan and was told at my consult, as well as several times since, 1 year. They want all of the bumps to be leveled out to maximize the fit of the plates.

I personally would rather have them take their time and get it right than to rush and wind up with bad teeth.
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A month? No way, sorry but that's bad info. If you have extractions and are placed with a temporary denture it's a min of six to eight months and in some cases longer.
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Ya that's write. If u have undergone any extraction it may take time to heal, after then only u can start with your treatment.
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I was told the same thing
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I'm waiting, the te.p cost more than the permanent.
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They immediately fit you with temporary dentures after the extraction. I got mines done at affordable dentures in Youngstown,Ohio I was done with the total process in October and it started in July this was in 2011
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My dentist is telling me that the dentures I have are my permanent. I had immediate dentures done and 6 months ago and after a refine done in December I still can't eat with, the bottom need dentures cream. Can someone help me with how does this work?
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Trudy, we are so sorry to hear about the difficulty you are still having with the bottom dentures, even after the reline. It's not unusual for people to feel more secure about eating and speaking when they are using a denture adhesive. Are you saying that even with adhesive you can't eat?
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Trudy, we are so sorry to hear about the difficulty you are still having with the bottom dentures, even after the reline. It's not unusual for people to feel more secure about eating and speaking when they are using a denture adhesive. Are you saying that even with adhesive you can't eat?
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I am getting my Dentures in Cuba.  Takes 1 month.  I fly in, get measured, molds, extractions in 3 days.  Wait 10 days in the sun. Then I get fitted in a week with new dentures. Total time 1 month.  Before & after pictures.  Both my parents had dentures & were very happy with them. C U in C U B A.
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So u won't have to go back to get any adjustments made since ur gums will b shrinking?
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Unless there is some medical issue you should have your dentures NOW!! not a year from now but right now,, I would put up a stink to them and tell them this is not right. 
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Elizabeth hello I am getting my 8 top teeth done next month and i am not letting them wait another minute on putting teeth in my mouth. I would put up a stink like I told Joe. Once the swelling and healing has completed you should have your dentures in. Unless there is a medical reason you shouldn't. Otherwise It not fair to us that will be with out. Check with them again and see what it taking so long. Because i am going to be just like you not go any were until I have them in my mouth. Good luck
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Sharon, I think she is talking about waiting on her permanent dentures and not the immediate dentures. Every individual has different healing progress and comfort levels. It's important to be in close contact with your dentist about your situation. 
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Of course it is up to you how long you wait but to get the most Out of your money wait as long as you can. Your gums will shrink and shrink so a year is perfect... Longer is even'better. Get the most or of your temperatures, then when they make your perminants, they will fit longer. Good luck
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Yes honey it takes one year to get your permanent dentures. The temporary dentures is to get you used to wearing dentures and also your guns take a while to recede. Trust me that is normal. And I was shocked at first too. Until my dentist said these are your training wheels. In other words you have to get used to them and let the dentist realign until it is time to get your permanent dentures. It's worth in the end. Hope that helped on your question.
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I just had all my teeth pull on May 19th went home with temporary dentures had to leave them on for 48 hours more than anything my gums were very sore and very hard to eat and dealing with the saliva had some adjustments to the top dentures and yesterday to the bottom ones all I can say I do feel a lot healthier less headaches I was told 3-6 months before permanent dentures so far my gums are healing well any suggestions on what adhesive glue to use.
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Hello everyone, its an old post i know, but just had top eight front teeth pulled, perm dentures in at same time, ive lil to no pain, and no adhesive necessary. I also have no swelling, i pull them out every nite b4 bed, give them good clean, and pop bak in when i wake
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Congrats on jumping OFF the Dentist's money train!
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The only adhesive I will use is the Sea Bond wafer pads. I have had upper dentures for 30 years. I had tried all the paste until I got the sea bonds. The paste were a mess trying to get it off your gums. With sea bond they hold all day then when you take your teeth out they peel right off. I have had friends so happy when I told them about them.
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Thanks for the Sea Bond info! I tried the other stuff but it’s horrible and my mouth waters so much that it doesn’t last.
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What is sea bond and what stores carry it. I agree that the adhesive glue are a mess and dry my mouth out really bad. A tip on not taking dentures out at night or daily for already 8 hours , so the gums can breath. This can cause excess growth of tissue on gums. Mine took years to get so bad I had it removed surgically. HURT bad take them out for 8 hours.
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I got immediate dentures 12 days ago after having 16 teeth pulled.  The next day they had me come back in and gave me Sea Bond to use for my upper and lower.  Well as my swelling goes down( I had two teeth they had hell trying to get out) my lower gets looser.  I can use Sea Bond on both upper and lower and the upper stays in place but the lower is loose by noon every day.  A few days ago I found Pepsodent adhesive strips and I've started using them for my lower.  My lower stays in quiet a bit longer now.  Of course that's a gooey mess to clean off my lower when I pull it off later to clean.   This is Saturday and on Monday I go back in to have what I'm told will be my first soft liner.   I will go through several soft liners over the next few months and in 8 to 10 months I'm told I should be ready for my hard liner. 
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Hi Cathy , I just had 20 teeth pulled at affordable dentures. and implants put in they told me 6 months for healing then I would be ready for permanent dentures . I am only 2 months in, my temporary dentures absolutely suck!! Also I think 2 of my bottom implants are coming out,I can see them, one is pretty sharp. The swelling in that spot has only gotten worse since my teeth were pulled. I had it checked and was told it’s ok just start using a water pic, I bought one that day! that was last week still no change in fact I think it’s worse.
But I’m still hoping for the best because I can’t go back ! But definitely at this point and time this is one of my biggest regrets
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If you can afford to, I would consider getting a second opinion on how the implant is going, if you're really worried. At what stage are you up to with your implants? When mine were put in initially the gun was closed over them, then once it has healed enough the guns were slit open, the the maxofacial surgeon tested that the implants were secured well, then he screwed in a healing abutment until my dentures were ready and the actual clip abutments were screwed in place by my prosthodontist. The abutments are screwed in tight with a torque wrench, but after about a year one of the abutments came a touch loose, and I got a little soreness and a pinching feeling in the gum around the implant. I could also feel the top wiggling if I touched it with my finger. I went back to my prosthodontist, who confirmed that just the top abutment was a touch loose but the implant itself was fine. He said it was pinching the gun a touch and did get a little puss or of it. He turned out up and a week of salt water rinsed and it was fine and has been since.
So I think get it looked at and explained fully to you what exactly is going on, to give you some piece of mind.
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It depends how well and fast your gums heals, my surgery was done last May 2017 I decided to do the full top and bottom dentures I was very lucky no swelling in my face just sore gums for a week went home with temporary dentures and at the 5 1/2 months my dentist felt I was ready for my permanent dentures its was a big adjustment happy with the permanent ones yes it still a big adjustment with certain foods best of luck.
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how long are you supposed to use the temporary dentures they give you when they extract your teeth before you get your permanent ones ? I'm a 29 year old female that was in an accident and lost over half of my teeth and they had to extract the other half, I got immediate dentures so they put the temporary ones on before I woke up from anesthesia after they extracted the remaining teeth I went to go see my regular dentist within 48 hours as advised and he said I need a liner for the bottom but until my gums settle down from all the swelling and everything sets back into place for me to wear this the temporary dentures as much as possible and they told me six months to a year we will have to do the permanent ones well I didn't go back for a year due to medical reasons and now 2 years later it called the same dentist and tell them I need to come in so we can finish and he is telling me that you can only get dentures every 5 years on insurance but but I'm still wearing the temporary ones I never got my permanent dentures and now they told me to just go into the office and leave my only set of teeth the temporary ones at that with them so they can send them to a lab to be aligned and that will make them permanent and it can take 2 to 4 hours and while they're doing this I will have no teeth in my mouth and I'm 29 years old that is absurd I thought and was told the temporary ones have to be replaced within a year after you're gone and everything settle down does anybody have any advice about this situation
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30 days after my extractions with immediates. I am picking up my perms today. In another two to three months im having 8 implants to support the new perm. Dentures.
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I was told around 9 mo.to a year! Not happy about this..also, I have a question..I was told my bill total would be $5100.00..thrilled the finance co. The total amount and was all the work including temp. Teeth and perm. Top teeth..she said the bottoms would cost $800.00 more..that the total amount does not include perm. Bottoms..has anyone come across this situation?
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Hi Sharon, my dentist told me the same thing, I have to wear this wicked ugly temporary thing.  It looks like I have Chicklets for a denture.   

I asked a few people with dentures and they all said they waited 3-6 weeks for permanent. Of course some people heal sooner than others, but a year? It's mental.  

I think that 5k seems high, are you getting all your teeth pulled?  I think they told me like 2k for pulling my 6 upper teeth, and sticking a full temporary in.  I guess the more teeth pulled the more money.  But it doesn't hurt to look around and see what others are charging.  I called a new dentist today, see what he thinks. 
Good luck.
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Im pretty sure it depends on the healing process of your gums. Before making the final mold and plates the dentist wants to make sure your gums are completely healed and no longer shrinking or changing. From what I understood my dentist when getting my partial she said some people can have the final mold and permanent plates in 4 months others takes longer it just depends on the healing of the gums. The more teeth that are removed the longer the healing process. I surely hope they at least gave you immediate plates for temporary use. 
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Joe I had my seven top teeth removed on October 30 and I have to wait until December 14 to get my impression made so in the meantime I have no top teeth and do not go hardly anywhere because it's embarrassing even though people tell me they can't tell I don't have teeth I guess because of the way my mouth is shaped but it feels real uncomfortable plus I have a hole in the left side of my mouth where it must've been a molar and that hurts.
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Elizabeth I understand your feelings and a lot of people are just like you while they are waiting to get their teeth back your not alone. But look at it this way, how many of those people are you actually going to see again or better yet how many of them are actually going to look at you close enough to even notice?  Seriously  the only people that are going to notice are the ones that already know and understand your situation. Especially if you arent having problem with your speech. Hopefully all goes wall for you. Keep your spirits up this isnt the end of the world I promise lol.
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Thank you for the encouragement Joe.
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I have no teeth on top and 4real teeth on the bottom how long will it take to get dentures
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did you take an impression for the temps on top and a partial for the bottom or are you just waiting to go see a dentist for the first time?
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Can someone tell me the difference between the temporary dentures and your permanent dentures? My dentist assistant told me that the Dentures are received after my teeth were pulled are my permanent dentures. That doesn't sound right to me and I hate them and they don't fit
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Diane depending on the dentist and the package u get. Sum dentists use the same temp dentures and just do I hard reline with it when ur gums r done shrinking. But mine I will have my temps til I'm done with gum shrinkage then I will get a whole new 1 and have my temp as a backup. A lot of places from what I understand use the temp and turn it into perm to save money for u. So even if ur temp doesn't fit right now later when they make it ur perm it should fit perfect. If not tell them and make them do it til its right. U paid money to have good fitting dentures and that's what u should get.
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The problem is I was never given a choice. And I think I should have been given a choice. Because right now I don't like the color they don't stick right and at the very least the partial should fit and the partial fits worst of all. I wore a partial for five years before he made this new partial. And this new partial sucks so bad I can't even believe it I can't keep it in my mouth
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Ur dentist didn't discuss options with u? No1 asked u what color u wanted? That's crazy! As soon as i made the decision the y went over all options and even showed me which colors they had to choose from. I would ask them why u weren't given any options or even questioned about any. I'm sorry ur having difficulties I would demand them to fix if i were u. Ppl work hard for their money and deserve to b treated fairly and compassionately and get dentures that fit and work properly. Girl id throw all kinds of fits. Lol
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Nothing is Permanent. After you allow for shrinking, 9 months to a year. Order a Perm. they are lighter and you have more choice on tooth shape, size and shade.

Check out Russell Kline when you're ready.  He makes GREAT Dentures and Partials. https://www.etsy.com/shop/denturestore


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I have been told the teeth i got r my perm is that correct l had these for 3 months
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Did they put them in right after extraction
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Yes
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They should be temps then! Talk to your dentist like everyone has said! You paid for them you get to have a say in what they look like! Also Russell Klein is great I'm ordering a back upset for myself! He is a veteran denture maker he worked in a lab making dentures and now makes them affordable for people! Like I said I have perms from a dentist but will be ordering some from him due to shrinkage I prob might have and to have a back up! Call that dentist and best of luck to u keep us posted
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Where is Russell Klein located?
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He's based in Florida. Very Skilled guy! Have had my upper for 2 years now. When I got it I was Surprised at how thin and light it was. Kind of worried me, my immediate was so "Clunky."  LOVE MY RUSSELL!! https://www.etsy.com/shop/denturestore
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Thank you, Joe.  Yes, I had all 16 of my teeth extracted and received immediate dentures.  Originally, I was told 4 to 6 months, but now they're saying a year.  She didn't really explain why, though.  She did say it takes longer when all the teeth are removed.  It's just depressing.  I'm a little more than a month removed and these temps are disastrous.  At least I had the permanent dentures to look forward to, now I have to wait a whole year.  I'm pretty bummed about it.  Thanks for taking the time to reply, much appreciated.
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My dentist and dental tech. said 3 months which I know is no where near enough time for my gums to be ready for permanent dentures.  My gums will continue to shrink along with the underlying bone. Then the dentures won't fit, and it will be expensive relines ($300 a pop at this dentist for both upper and lower), then it will be, well we can't do any more relines, how about a new pair of $6000 dentures or $45000 implants??

I will not be getting any permanent dentures no matter how crap the temporaries are (and these are crap by the way, so who knows how good their perms. are going to be?).  The majority of dentists are greedy, and the quality varies hugely between them.   

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also if they dont stich up the holes it seems like it takes a lot longer for them to fill in smooth..  
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Now a days you can pull the teeth and put your dentures right in. That's what I was told.. I myself might wait a week or two to heal but ya this chick u ain't going 4 months with no teeth.. No no no.
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everybodys different ,,  im thankful i can get away with no teeth ,,, and not notice too much and eat just about anything still ,,, thanking my lucky stars !! lol
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u hit the nail on the head there i still have divets in my gums after 7 months ,, it seems like they are never gonna smooth over ,,,   i hope they will someday
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I know from other extractions that they will. I had all of my molars pulled about 10 years ago, planning then to have the rest pulled and go to dentures. Unfortunately, the dentist died and the new one I went to oncin ed me to dump tens of thousands on restoring all of my remaining.

The places healed nicely but it was between 6 -9 months. I'm optimistic! Unfortunately come January I will need a little more surgery as I have a bone height f outward and it needs to be ground down.

We just need to keep our eyes on the prize!
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yeah no kidding !!
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That was supposed to say. ..."the new one I went to refused to pull any more and instead it wound up costing me...."

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"I have a bone growing outward..."

Fat fingers, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and a phone that has a mind of its own is not a good combination. I'm glad you knew what I meant Jarrod! :-)
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i feel for u ,, u sound like some nice people,, take care
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Please don't feel the need to leave the forum Jarrod! We need people like you in &ete!
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Did you get a reline with your package? A hard reline should fill the gsps around your gums and improve the seal
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I haven't gone out in public except to go to the dentist and the grocery store since this all started. The dentures that are received fit so badly I have to take them out after a couple of hours because they hurt so much. I am very close to the frustration point of getting a malpractice attorney because my dentist will not listen to me when I tell him he they don't fit
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Ur temps should fit and feel ok. I would throw a fit cuz like i said u paid money for dentures that fit. Anything less isn't right. I know they won't b perfect cuz of how fast our gums shrink and change but they should at least try to help and make them more comfy. Have u had any soft re lines done? If not tell them u want 1. The soft re lines help ALOT.
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I’m now about 3-1/2 weeks into this. My temps have been adjusted about 4 times so far. I tried using adhesive but my mouth waters so much that is just dissolved away. I’m going to see if Sea Bond works better. I can’t really wear the lowers much at all. I have several ares where the bone has sharp points that hurt when I wear them. Getting a little better in some areas and then worse in others.

My dentist is saying 8 months for my permanent set. I can’t wait! I still can’t eat eat with the bottoms in. They just get totally in the way and want to come out.
Thanks for the encouragement! I was feeling like I was failing st this but now I feel like I’ll live through it
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I’m now about 3-1/2 weeks into this. My temps have been adjusted about 4 times so far. I tried using adhesive but my mouth waters so much that is just dissolved away. I’m going to see if Sea Bond works better. I can’t really wear the lowers much at all. I have several ares where the bone has sharp points that hurt when I wear them. Getting a little better in some areas and then worse in others.

My dentist is saying 8 months for my permanent set. I can’t wait! I still can’t eat eat with the bottoms in. They just get totally in the way and want to come out.
Thanks for the encouragement! I was feeling like I was failing st this but now I feel like I’ll live through it
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Hi Judith,

My temporaries are horrible, too - but mine is a partial and not a full set of uppers and lowers.  I can only imagine how frustrated you must be!  I paid over $800 for this "immediate" partial and it's ridiculous how poorly it fits.

My situation is complicated by the fact that they're trying to save the top six front teeth, so I have to have osseous flap surgery today.  But after that heals (4-6 days) I'm going to go in for another reline and really throw a fit with my dentist.

NOTHING holds this in right - my last hope is the Secure adhesive, which should be delivered Saturday.  I can't afford to keep buying all these adhesives and taking time off work to go for re-fitting.

Anyway, I didn't mean to go off on a rant - but I want you to know you aren't alone, and that the thing I've read so far that seems most true is this - we HAVE to become capable and effective advocates for ourselves.  I refuse to be nasty, but I can absolutely become loud and vocal.

Hang in there,
Schelly

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I appreciated the words of empathy! I can tolerate my uppers but my lowers are pretty useless. An omelet is the closest thing to solid food that I can manage. If I can’t mash it I have to trash it!
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Judith, you will live through it and it will get better. I have no doubt. I have upper and lower partials as I only have 7 of my original teeth left. I was so depressed at first but I'm not anymore. I'm basically a health 50 year old female and I'm grateful for that. If it got better for me it WILL get better for YOU!
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I broke down and bought a RK set at 4 months. Knowing id need another set after more shrinkage. I burned my immediate.
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I’ve heard partials are not as difficult as full dentures. I just had a reline and the top is much better but after 2 months, I still can’t chew! Even after the reline I have no luck with the bottom. They just won’t stay put with the action of chewing
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Hi Judith - I'm going to have to have a partial on bottom as well, and I wondered about how it will stabilize.  The partial will replace the back two molars on both sides, and the premolar on one side.  That leaves nothing for the partial to hang on to except the left premolar and the right canine, if that's what it's called.  There isn't a way to create suction like the top one can, so how will it stay?

I was actually considering getting one implant as a back molar on each side on the bottoms, so the partial can fit over that and not flop around - the surgery for that would be about $3K here, and the crowns would cost about $700 combined. 

I have yet to get one dentist to advise me whether it would work to have a nylon partial that would fit directly over an implant tooth though.  Shoot, my dentist didn't even think there was such a thing as nylon partials - she wants to make mine of metal and acrylic, which she calls a "hybrid." 

But I'm having Russell Klein make my partials from now on, even my temps, so I'll ask him if you can stabilize a partial with an implanted tooth.  I'd have to think that if it worked, it would be worth the cost.  I'll let you know what I learn as I find out more, if you're interested.
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I had a lot of problems from day 1 with my temporary set, I’ve been back for at least 10 adjustments and 4 new softlines since I’ve had mine done in November. I’m holding off on getting my permanents until I don’t need so many adjustments and relines.
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I had 5 teeth out on the top and have only had a partial in for about two weeks. It’s really beautiful the only problem is it’s loose due to shrinkage of where the teeth were pulled. I get my permanent in about 2 months. Should I use fixodent to make them fit better?
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I'm 2 months out after extractions on lower they only needed to pull 5 teeth and I kept the 5 front ones. They rock back and forth depending on which side I am chewing with so I use fixodent. I received a temporary denture on top and it has been nothing but misery. They are making me a new temporary because the one I have was made so badly. Is the permanent really better?
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Hi Cathy, I had my teeth extracted 5 months ago I had to pay out of pocket for a temporary denture to wear while Im healing sometime within the year I will get my permanent denture, my insurance only pays for one, and I didnt want my healing denture to be my permanent denture because of all the adjustments they do as you heal.
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hang in there. I actually went for about 4 years before I finally gave in to getting my partial. In the beginning I thought oh my gums will get tough and Ill be fine with out my teeth. And yes they did but eating was such a chore. I had a tooth chip just this past Christmas so when I went to get it fixed I told my dentist to set me up for appointments and fix everything and do my partial.
Im sure the immediate dentures are very bothersome with your gums constantly changing shape and shrinking as they heal. But you want to make sure that they are completely healed so that when you do get your permanent dentures they will fit better and you wont have to keep having them adjusted.  I really dont know much about how to help with the fitting problems but hopefully in a couple more months your gums will stop changing so much and maybe your dentist can build them up a little to make them fit better. Good luck to you I hope everything works out.
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Hi Cathy,

I had all my teeth extracted, 27 I believe, just less than a month ago. I had full immediate dentures put in the same day. I was also told 6 months until I get the permanent dentures.  I have had one soft reline about a week after the extractions and have another one scheduled on the 9th of April, about 6 weeks after the extractions. After that I think I am done until the 6 month mark. It is my understanding that the mouth changes dramatically the first month and then gradually for up to a year after that. But I do think 6 months is the standard, although as Joe mentioned, people heal differently. I have also found that each day, for the most part, brings improvement. Last week I thought I sounded terrible, like a drunk deaf person. Now my voice is at about 90 to 95% back to normal. (Although the letter "s" is tough.)
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Hi James, did you have to pay extra for these 'relines'?  My dental tech/dentist have not told me anything.  I had 19 teeth extracted last Wednesday, 3rd June, and Temporary dentures in, but they are not good at all.  The bottom one is particularly bad;  most of the left side is 'solid' with no trough/tunnel (don't know what to call it sorry) for my gum to sit/rest in, to help anchor it.  There are other problems with it, but how the hell the dental technician could make them like that, and the dentist put it in my mouth, is beyond me.  They didn't even give me a 'container' to put them in, LOL.
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Just like you , I had to have all my teeth extracted, due to the medication that I have to take for my disability.fentanylpatches, oral fentanyl , actiq , fentora , Oxycodone and other meds in that class for the last 8 year. Caused my molars to exploded and break off. Tooth pain was nothing compared to my illness. No oral surgeon would take my class. Because all my meds dosage was higher then what the surgeon give out , I forgot to control panic attacks I been on time release Valium at 6 mgs for the last 32 years .

Finally I found a surgeon, who had a hospital setting and was associated With a hospital , that was two blocks from.

It's been 7 weeks, I still have a hard time talking, and my mouth is watery. I can not eat with the bottom plate in . The build up saliva dissolve the adhesive. I practice Reading aloud. . I hate my voice
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Dale, I am in the same boat with many of the same medications!

One problem that we encounter is that the majority of the adhesives are water soluble. That being the case, the excessive saliva is washing it away quicker than it should. Have you tried Secure adhesive? This is Zinc Free and not water soluble! For me and numerous others it has worked extremely well!

I would recommend watching several YouTube videos on how to apply it as there are several theories as to what is best.

It is available for purchase at some Walmart stores and online at SecureDenture.com, Amazon.com and Bioforceusa.com, among other online sites. You definitely want to check around as you will often find different sales and deals.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

Good luck!
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Dale, how are you doing now? Hopefully, your mouth has made adjustments that have alleviated the excess saliva, which is normal during the first few weeks. It takes time for your muscles to adapt to dentures, so practice speaking words that you have difficulty enunciating. Your pronunciation will improve over time as it becomes more natural for the muscles in your mouth. Hopefully, you have found this out already. Thanks!
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Alicia Bent

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Hello my name is Alizza
And I have had periodontal disease for some time , and I must say it is a very depressing situation , to literally watch all your teeth break off , your gums recede right before your eyes , the changes you see with how your teeth and gums look it makes you look like a different person all together , I plan on having all my teeth extracted I have no other choice my gums are infected with this disease and it's not curable unless you extract the teeth , it harbors the infection in the gums and can cause mouth pain , Jaw pain , ear aches , and depression , it's also a very embarrassing condition to have because it can cause severe Halitosis and leave a very bad taste in the mouth area and no matter how much you brush , rinse , or floss nothing helps ,
Only solution is to extract all the teeth to get rid of it unfortunately it's sad but yes all my teeth has to go I'm so scared and worried about how dentures will make me look and the quality of denture because i diffidently am concedering dental implants over denture and hopefully adventually I can work my way to hybridge dentures and look and feel better again more confident thanks everyone hope this was able to help someone make that decision today please text me a link anytime would love to hear from everyone especially with periodontal because I can relate better thank you so much please leave feedback
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I had 16 teeth pulled on March 5th.  2 weeks after that I was given my first soft liner.  On May 21st I got my second soft liner.  On August 28 I get my 3rd and final soft liner.  Not sure exactly how many months after that I'll go in to get a permanent liner.  1 week after I got my first liner I had to use Fixodent.  By the time I was going in for my second soft liner even the strongest Fixodent wasn't keeping my lower denture in for more then 4 hours at a time.  I'm told that I won't see much shrinkage now while waiting for my 3rd liner.  Now it's just a matter of my gums reforming cover the sockets where my teeth were.  At this moment in time I can say it was the best decision I've made in a long time to get dentures.
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There will be continues shrinkage of your gums until you meet the "big man" regardless. Implants are the greatest money makers for dentists. Constant expensive adjustments are mandatory to avoid infections and misalignments. Regular dentures are good for 5-7 years max. Why? Because of the shrinking gums/bones. Has anybody ever noticed in the elderly who have all their teeth intact how the bone has receded as evidenced by the large gaps between gum line and teeth?  Well, implants are great for ones ego, not having to admit to dentures, but in the end its all the same. Make sure you get tested for VIT D deficiency. VIT D3 is highly important for your bones. And as we all know teeth and yaws are mostly bones and calcium. So take your supplements.
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I like you! The truth is a bitch but you rock for telling it as we really need to know!!Thanks
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James,I hear ya on the drunk deaf person!!LOL!!!!Chewing is such a hassle ,you mentioned you had a soft line done a week after?This is great news im almost 2 weeks in and i know i need one just didnt know if it was too soon.TY for sharing!!
oh i still sound like a deaf person though the "S" is so hard to get down!!!!
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With the letters that start with S, T and F, what I have found helps is to open your mouth wider than normal, speak slower and exaggerate the word and it makes it clearer. I have only had my full uppers and lowers for less than a week and I find this helped me. Maybe it'll help you.
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I was told six months, as well.  However, if things are still really changing in your mouth, I could see them putting it off.  I have had mine a month.  Full uppers and lowers.  I have went in at least once a week to have them relined during healing.  A total pain in the mouth and other places but it helps.  If your dentures aren't fitting well, go back in and have them reline them.  I have noticed that once one spot is fixed, another will pop up as swelling goes down.  I go in for my soft reline on the 8th.  I cannot wait. Six months for the permanent dentures. 
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Do you have to pay for all these relines??  I just got my temps. last Wednesday 3rd June, and see dental tech. for first follow up visit this Tuesday.  Nothing was said about what he will so specifically.  On their website it says relines are approx. $300 for upper and lower (I live in UK).   So these additional costs will sure add up.  Already paid over $1300, for initial consultation, extractions (local anaesthetic), and temporary dentures.  Perms. will be approx. $6000. 
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Mine included a reline and free adjustments. They should make them wearable for you.
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Thanks for responding! You said you'd been in for a reline 4 times (once a week) over your first month! A reline was included, but what about the OTHER relines, have you paid additionally for those? Just trying to figure out what to expect! You'd have thought somebody would have told me by now. I'm getting less impressed with the dental company.
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I haven't paid extra for anything. I have had numerous adjustments. One soft reline on my lower denture and two on my upper as it the first soft reline failed. I'm going back in Monday afternoon to have them check as I'm getting hard lumps on my tongue and roof of my mouth.
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Paljim

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Hard lumps on tongue?? That sounds strange! Roof of mouth? Is upper palette on your denture rubbing it? Lumps don't sound nice. What have we got ourselves into? I'm really wishing for my grotty old teeth back. Was just thinking about the tasty pizzas I make, and thinking I'll never be able to eat one again. :-((
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They left some extra material from my soft reline on my upper that I think is rubbing on the back of my tongue. I'm hoping that the other lumps are from rubbing, as well. I've been eating most everything albeit in smaller pieces and using dental adhesive. I've noticed that my gums are sensitive where I haven't had teeth for along time. I will be saving for implants for my lower.
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So you are having permanent removable dentures for the top, and implanted fixed dentures for the bottom? As much as I think I'll envy you your bottoms, for a number of reasons I can't/ won't go there. I have to have something completely removable from my mouth. Just the thought of those screws in my jaws feels wrong for me. I've been told by others that the final dentures will be much different from the temps. I must ensure this dental tech can give me what I want or I'll go elsewhere. My primary concern is the ability to speak okay. If I can achieve that, I think the rest might also happen given time. I also do not want to use glue of any kind. Never say never, I know but I don't want to. Why do you use adhesives? To eat, talk ?? Mind if I come back to you Sunday, it's 3:25 am here, and I need to get some sleep. xx
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For now, it's regular dentures. When I paid for my dentures, I purchased immediates and a permanent set. I have to use adhesive to keep them in place to eat. Talking has been fine from the start except for the c sound, which has improved. I've been told that the permanent dentures are thinner and shorter. I am hoping so.
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I really do appreciate your openness. I'm happy that I was not expected to pay in advance, although I opted to pay in advance for this first part as I did not want to be messing around with credit cards after just having teeth pulled etc. I feel at least I have some control this way. The temps are very badly made. For example the lower left d. is solid plastic, having no trench/trough (don't know correct term) for the gum to rest in; it floats/sits under the denture, no anchor at all. Appalling IMO. It's hard enough to get used to these foreign objects in our mouths, without this so called professional dental tech. expecting me to be able to use these. The right side is TOO NARROW for my gum, which has stitches in, and was the most swollen. That's not all but I won't bore you with the rest. I am extremely cynical about dentists in general, so am not actually surprised at these dentures. Make CRAP dentures, and we'll either need more or implants. A steady income stream. I think I'm gonna have me a bit of fun on Tuesday, and watch him squirm. I'm already suffering from Parasthesia, as nerves on the bottom left have been damaged/severed during extraction, so it's gone less than well for me! May I ask if you were given any kind of CARE PACKAGE after extractions/temporary denture, and what was in it?
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The temp ones are made thicker to give them material to adjust as our gums heal. That being said, make them fix them! I could have purchased a set that you only received one permanent set and I thought how can you get a good fit when your gums will change so dramatically? After all my extractions, I received not enough gauze, a container for my dentures, denture brush, cleaners, and some adhesive. It was a trial size on the cleaners and adhesive. The adhesive does help keep things in place.
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Thanks Annie, I never even got gauze,  but two pieces of 'paper', not soft quite hard.  I had an hours journey home, bleeding all the way, and went through nearly two packs of tissues.  I always have them, thank goodness.  I am determined not to use glue of any kind but get the best fitting dentures I can.  I ate potatoes today with just the top denture in. I made them with chilli, onion and garlic; delicious.  My family had the chicken and salad. :-((

My gums are tough on the lower left and right sides where I previously had bridges for over 30 years.  So although it's a new experience, I managed to chew with top denture and gums. I cannot wear the bottom denture, just too sore; can't be a good thing to force the issue, I'll just get sores.  Hurts all over the place.

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Unfortunately, adhesive will have to be a part your life until the healing process is over. The lower dentures are considered floaters since you can't get the same suction as with your uppers. You aren't that far in your healing process so I wouldn't expect a perfect fit and you will have to go in for adjustments. It's a pain but just the way it is.
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I've talked to many denture wearers who just don't use the glue. Do you go on DANS? There's quite a number of people there who have good fitting dentures and have never used glue! Just the thought of it makes me gag! No way! I'll get some excellent dentures, they're out there. I have time. I'll know more after Tuesday. This dentist has a duty of care towards me. These dentures never fitted me right from the git-go so they need to do something? I've also been left with nerve damage, found out online i should have been forewarned about the risks, and he should have looked at my CT Scan to locate the nerves to avoid them. He did neither! I'm not a happy camper. Not much point having an expensive xray if he's not gonna use it.
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It just boggles the mind that with the ever improving technology in the world and the amazing things that have been happening that dentures are still so primative. They should be able to scan your mouth and make amazing dentures. What a nightmare. 10 months! until my permanent dentures. Arrgh
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Last Friday was my one-month mark and I've been back multiple times for adjustments and relines.  I'm doing well with the uppers, but the lowers remain a disaster, unfortunately.  Thank you for the reply, Annie.  Much luck to you.
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Just had temps. put in 3 days ago, and can't wear bottoms as they just swim around my mouth. If I try to eat with them in I end up trying to eat them too. LOL

Just wondering if I will have to pay additionally for all these relines etc.  can't see them doing it for nothing. 

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jarrod fields

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no way!!
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I'm also a month with my dentures. My top just falls down unless I glue it in, but am about 2 months from my permanent ones and kinda don't want to bother him. And it's about a 6hr round trip to my Prosthodontist too. My extractions were done in two surgeries ; my back teeth coming out 3 months before my front 12 were. So the back half of my mouth will have had 6 months, were as my front will only have 3 to heal.
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This is what my dentist is doing, back out and 9 weeks later pulling front dentures going in same day. How did you feel about this? I see so many people do it all one day and I am confused on which is better. I hate the thought of going 9 weeks without any bad know teeth but the dentist says they fit\look better that way
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The plan for mine was right upper aND lower molars pulled, one week later left upper and lower molars pulled. Then after a couple weeks of healing the bite impression, trying ect were to be done. Three weeks were added to recovery due to some healing issues with one extraction site. So from date of first extractions to final extractions and dentures was about nine weeks. Sounds reasonable to me. The reason for this approach was to get the best fit without having to go with no teeth for an extended period of time.
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Sorry to ask so many questions , you are the first post I have seen done this way. Did you feel like you got a good fit doing it in sections instead of all at once? I will be getting a full set top and bottom after the 8 front teeth (4 top 4 bottom) left are pulled on the 9th week.
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No problem, ask away. The final extractions (15) and dentures insertion were done on December 18. I think I got a very good fit. I haven't had a soft reline yet so I do need adhesive. I use powder for uppers and adhesive for lowers and they stay in 12 hours or more with little movement. Sometimes the lowers loosen a little on me towards the end of the day, bUT nother to the pointment where they pop up.

My dentist was adamant that I would get a better fit this way. I wanted to doffer everything at once but he highly recommended this method and I think it was the right choice.
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I loved getting my full set of dentures the same day I had my extractions. I didn't even feel any of the areas, where he used only novalcaine to pull my teeth. I have loved getting immediate same day dentures. The entire thing went wmuch bett than I would have ever expected it to.
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where your front teeth were at did it take a long time for your gums to heal over smooth ,, its been a year for me and i still have divets where my front teeth were at 
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I've had the same problem at least two weeks, maybe 3 or more. They sent me an email once, and when I replied to verify it said it was expired and I clicked a link to resend. Never heard from them again.
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try logging in with google
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It's been 9.5 months since I had all my teeth extracted and denture implants put in my lower jaw to attach my bottom dentures. It's going to be another month before I finally get my permanent dentures. My temporary dentures are way to big for me and my mouth is constantly sore. I've lost 60 lbs since this began because I can't eat like I once could and the stress involved in this nightmare.
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I hope you can see your dentist before then for an adjustment. Maybe he can make it bearable?
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I think the relines are expected on some people, so they should be included with the temporaries. I would not assume there is no charge just to avoid any surprises. I have had my temporaries for four months. I use the powdered adhesives with the dangerous Zinc for the lack of finding anything better. However, theymy temps will only stay in place for an hour or two,band that's as long as I don't try to eat, drink, or talk. Heaven forbid if I should try to smile. LOL! If I try to talk in public, the top falls down and the bottom lifts up, so they both th try to fall out. It makies me so frustrated I just take them out right there, and I try to finish a short version of what I was trying to say while the person stares at me with surprise and awe. All my dignity fly straight out the window along with my teeth. I don't know if I can survive a whole two months more.. I do want to say bumping into this sight and reading all the comments has encouraged me so much more than anything the dentist has offered. May God help us all through this.
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Well my temporary teeth were bad, but not as bad as yours sound.  I got my money back for them over a week ago, with a firm apology.  I took my money to a Dental Technician Lab, and today was my 3rd appointment, to choose the teeth, colour etc.  I have decided on having a permanent rubber coating on the inside of the bottom denture, as it makes it much more comfortable to wear.  It does not, however, make it stay in any better, and I will be unable to use any type of 'glue' on it, but I am over 3 weeks in with my present 'crap' temps. and I absolutely refuse to use any type of glue.  My new set will be so much better than these are.  YOU REALLY MUST GO GET YOUR MONEY BACK, YOUR DENTURES ARE NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE!!  If you got them from a dentist, that's probably why.  They are just the middlemen; they do not make them and are not properly trained, if at all to take the impressions for them etc.  Find a Lab, check around; cheaper and way much better. 

Do you go on the DANS website? 

http://denturesanewsmile.ning.com/

Good luck!!   

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Hi. I'm 36 and had 15 teeth (all that I had left) and immidiate full dentures put in,on 7/28. It's been 3 weeks,I can't wear the bottoms, no matter how many times he adjusts then and when they're in,I can't close my lips. The tops were becoming fine,but today he did a soft re aline and now it makes my top teeth look and feel too long! Anyone else had this problem? ...it sucks :(
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i dont even try to wear my immediates ,, its been 5 months for me with no teeth and it doesnt even bother me to have no teeth at all ,,  i cant hardly tell by talking or eating ,,  for me it has been great ..  your permant ones should fit perfect usually they will make them after 6 to 8 months sometimes a little longer depends how fast you heal up and gums smooth out and shrink down .. good luck hang in there
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One year is what I was told initially, ended up longer. My dentist basically said if anything is done until the gums heal and shrink you are wasting time and $ This process takes time and can't be rushed.
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jarrod fields

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yeah the way my gums look right now i would think it will take at least a year ,,,  thanx again friend 
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jarrod fields

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try logging in with google
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What do you mean by 'try logging in with google'?  I'm having the same problem, it was about a month and no response to my request to join, so I withdrew and tried again, thinking there might have been a problem.  Still no response and it's been over two weeks... Very discouraging...
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I signed up for that website and it took several weeks to get approved. The sad part, I forgot my log in.
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Annie Huff Hamilton

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My guess would be, like this forum, the admins aren't on that often. It's a tad ridiculous, though.
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Annie Huff Hamilton

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I wish it was different. You'll still have questions after, believe me.
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Heather and I both signed up back in September (I think) and it took about 6-7 weeks to get approval. Just a heads up!

Annie - I'm in the same boat! I normally keep all logins and passwords on a notepad in my personal locked firebox, but somehow missed this one :-(
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I really hope so. I am going to have to check into it.
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I'll see what I can do tomorrow ladies. Maybe I can track down an Administrator.
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LaceyLooHoo, can you tell me about the stain away? Also where can you buy it and do you know from others if it for works well for stains on dentures that eventually will come from drinking coffee.
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Thank you Lacey. I just got my denture two and a half weeks ago after going over three months with no top teeth I was not offered an immediate. My dentist said my gums needed to heal.
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if u r talking to me i am on my 12 month with no teeth , i get my impressions taken in 5 more days ,, so hopefully my new permament dentures will fit real well
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Lacey, it's me Elizabeth the person that went without teeth on top for three months while healing I have to use adhesive or it will fall out but they look very nice once I get them in. I have had to go back for adjustments 3 times, one even today for a sore spot I have in the front on the right it's always the same spot so far. I am hoping that in however many months it takes for me to get a hard reline that my denture will stay in on it's own my biggest problem is getting the adhesive out when I take the denture out.
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AliciaP

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Lacey, it was my pleasure! Anyone that comes on before getting extractions, that I can catch, I try to tell them to start watching for coupons & sales as far as is possible. This stuff isn't cheap and you won't know what is going g to work for you one day may or may not work the next.I have pink basket that I store all of my stuff in - 2 different powders, several different pastesg, strips,pads etc.
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like ive said in previous posts i can eat just about the same things without teeth ,, so ive not had too much trouble waiting ,, heck i might be more comfortable without teeth than with my new dentures in the near future!!  lol
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Elizabeth Thompson

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Alicia, what type of coupons are you referring to?
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I'm very happy with the way that mine were done. It was challenging going 2 1/2 months with no back teeth, but I managed ok. I'm glad I didn't have to go without any teeth. I was adamant about that. I wanted to have them all taken out at once. My dentist was adamant about taking the molars out first so my gums could heal. I'm glad I took his advice!
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AliciaP

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Elizabeth, the first place I look for coupons online, either Google coupons for each different products, not by brand. The reason being Fixodent may have a coupon for the powder, buy not the paste. Another great place to find them is on the companies wensite. And there is always the news paper
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AliciaP

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Please accept my apologies for all of my typos lately! I am dealing with an issue with my eyes, thanks to one of my medications. The print doesn't show up very large or dark on my phone and thanks to my RA I can't hold any of my tablets for very long at all.

If there is anything that I. Slaughter too bad, feel free to ask me what it says.

Thank you for your understanding!
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Ken

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Oh, I thought you had your teeth out and were slur-typing.  Like me, remember? ;-p
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jarrod fields

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did it seem like your gums where your back teeth healed a lot faster than the front ,, i still have indentations in the front of my gums after a year 
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Annie Huff Hamilton

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I'm almost at a year and still have indentations where I had extractions. When are gums shrink, they'll go away.
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jarrod fields

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thanx for info
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Elizabeth Thompson,  for Fixodent, check out our latest coupons & offers at dentureliving.com/en-us/coupons 

For more great savings on all of our P&G brands, where you will find all of our print coupons, shopper card coupons, samples and newspaper coupons, visit us at pgeveryday.com/tag/coupons-offers

Offers do change, so if you don’t see any Fixodent coupons today, be sure to check back soon. 
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Elizabeth Thompson,  for Fixodent, check out our latest coupons & offers at dentureliving.com/en-us/coupons 

For more great savings on all of our P&G brands, where you will find all of our print coupons, shopper card coupons, samples and newspaper coupons, visit us at pgeveryday.com/tag/coupons-offers

Offers do change, so if you don’t see any Fixodent coupons today, be sure to check back soon. 
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Rosie, I cannot use fixodent, it makes me sick to my stomach. I did however use the Crest White Strips two times once the professional effects and once the flexi-fit that are supposed to stretch so I spent about $100 on those strips and I lost some of them because they wouldn't grip properly and slid right off my bottom teeth and I could not put it back on, so can you help me with getting something that works for whitening natural teeth without me spending more money?
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AliciaP

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Come to think of it Ken, that could have been the problem - I hadn't put them in yet! Lol


For some reason I can't seem to like any posts right now. Crazy!

Thank you Lacey, I just wish they would figure out what all is wrong with me so it can be treated! And as far as helping you, that's what we are here for and besides that, it's my pleasure!
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Would love to join dentures a new smile I'm getting close to all extractions and uppers and lowers could u help me get approved to site I'm a new denture lady that needs help.!!!please thanks so much for reading
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kim

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Good luck! I signed up 6 weeks ago and am still waiting for a response! So annoying.....
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Wendy Atkin

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I signed up also. a few day ago.. what takes them so long ? is anyone here a member ? I have an e day next Monday 6/27 and Tuesday 6/28 .. I am scared but excited.
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You can also post your concerns on this forum Wendy. You can post your own thread on the top right of the forum home page on here. Many great people can help you along the way of your journey.
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OT but in response to Patty above.

((it's dang near impossible to get in there.  They sent an email verification, I clicked it it said it expired.    I did just read above in the comments to try going in from Google ~  I did it worked,

Now I have to wait for my profile to be approved.  Who ever moderates the board I am guessing doesn't log in too often to moderate.  And what in the world could they "have to approve" prior to anyone even posting?  Until a person posts they have no idea what they have on their hands. 

But Zipity is Patiently Awaiting Approval :)    ))
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kim

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Still patiently waiting here as well! It's been 6 weeks for Gods sake! All of my initial questions have come and gone! If you're going to be an admin on a site you'd think you'd check it at least once a week if not daily!
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I also have another question I am getting donated care thru a local dentist and she said my immediate are my permanent and 6 month hard reline was not told anything about adjustments I'm really getting scared now I cannot afford dental care out of pocket an no insurance the place paying for my teeth is dental options I am so confused now don't no what to do????? Please help!!!!
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Hi Patty, a 6 mth Reline usually is in the $200 price range. Adjustments should be included at no cost. I'm not sure if this answers your question.
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Zipity

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How wonderful the service is offered!

I can go with an immediate perma here as well; a lot of folks go that route.

I am sure if it is donated care they know what is involved in the donation and having functioning denture is part of that, it will fit.  They will adjust it, but speak with the provider and ask just so you have peace of mind.

They provide that service out of compassion (rare find these days it seems) I have to believe you will be treated like a queen throughout the whole process.  Ask in advance so you know exactly how it will be. 
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Josie

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I don't understand what is the big deal about getting in the dentures a new smile forum? I tried to join at the same time I came on here and wasn't "approved" yet. Big whippity doo da. I find this site great and not going to wait around to see if " I pass the test and get accepted to some clicky forum". Just saying.....:)
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DATSUN 260Z

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Seems that your not wanted there.  Your filthy mouth may be why.  For "No Big Deal" you sure cause some problems.
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Josie

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Thanks for your 2 cents Blaine.
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DATSUN 260Z

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Not him... but I do know him. 
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Annie Huff Hamilton

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Actually, that site has a user limit. Until a member is inactive and they delete them, they cannot add new members (I've heard that they are always at the limit). I don't have the time to hang out on two sites so this one is fine for me. I signed up once and dropped it.
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Lol Josie I am with u but would also enjoy getting on that Dan's to. And zipity thank u so much it is just scary none the less about what they will do I don't want them to just pull them slap some teeth in and be like I'm done. I feel so blessed for the help but what can u really get for free lol, I no dental options is a great place for people that cannot afford dental help and I feel excited and all that for the help they said the dentures would be the same as everyone else's they do an have done so I am just hoping and praying that is the case. So are immediate permanents as good as receiving another set of perms in 6 months to year??? I hope to get on Dan's asap and will remain here as well I need all the info i can get are u on Dan's to?? If so can u help me get on??? Thanks so much for rep lying
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Hi patty, I work at a Denture Clinic in Canada and to avoid having patients pay so much in costs we offer the immediate as the permanent denture. Once the 6mth Reline is done it will fit just as good. It's hard to tell where you will be getting it but at our Clinic we use high quality acrylic and teeth. Once a Reline is done after 6 mths you will rarely need adhesive except if you're planning on eating let's say more difficult food that day.  Hope this helps a bit. If you have any more questions I will do my best to help. I also have some of my own posts on here if you take a look through the last 2 mths. :)
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Apparently densities differ with the time frame ad I do not quite understand why but so it is. Each person is different but basically for me I had to let my gums heal 3 months before I could b=get my snap ins done....every case is different. My temporaries are going to become my secondary set so temps are as good as the perms in most cases.
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