I am now at 45 days since full extractions! I have to wait until the fall to have implants.

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The bottom ones won't stay in! I am so ugly I can't look in the mirror!
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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Wanda Burke

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I know exactly how you feel..........it's been 2 months and 3 weeks for me - I still can't eat much of anything besides oatmeal, mashed potatos and ice cream. I go back in 1 month and hopefully they can get started on the implants.  I am sure that will cause more pain in my gums which will make it impossible to eat even then. I don't feel ugly; I just wish I could eat! 
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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I wonder why I have to wait 6 months for the implants? I have not let anyone see me except family members. My bottoms won't stay in! If I start talking they come out. I can't work, and my class reunion is next month. I had to cancel :-(
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I just had my uppers pulled on 6/15/15 and they had to do a bone graph with titanium mesh. I was told I had to wait 4 to 5 months for that to heal before the implants could be put in. Did you get the bone graph?

I am having my lowers pulled next year and he said he could do the implants right away for the lowers.
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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No, I didn't have anything else????
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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I am sad and ugly.... I just hide and eat soft food
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Have you tried using adhesive? Has your dentist done a reline yet? Both those coulp help a lot in keeping them in. My first 2 days after getting dentures mine did the same thing so I started using adhesive. It worked wonders.
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Yes, I have used adhesives. It works for the uppers, but he said the lowers will need the implants to help them stay secure. I have had 3 different alignments, and a soft alignment next week.
Can they give me something temporary that will stay on? Just for appearances until I can have implants?
Even if I used Gorilla Hlue or Super Gle, the lowers will not stay on due to bone loss... :-(
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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Gorilla Glue or Super Glue... Sorry for typos, I've tried everything, thanks!
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Wanda Burke

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The correct term is 'reline', not 'alignment'......just wanted to save you some future embarrassment

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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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I'm not embarrassed, thanks
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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Do you have dentures? Or are you just an expert on terminology? I won't post on here again and don't need negative replies, good-bye