I had all my top teeth and many lower teeth removed yesterday. Then my temporary dentures were set in

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Mary Brabon Hutt

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Heidi Ford

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How are you feeling?
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Mary Brabon Hutt

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A lot of pain, especially when I put the dentures in and if I try to chew anything....even the softest foods. Very scared and nervous about my decision. Not that I had much of a choice.
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Debbie Thompson Golding

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I had my uppers pulled and got an immediate denture about 3 weeks ago.   As long as I put some adhesive on them, they stay pretty secure.  I can chew a little more but there are a lot of things I can't.  Sometimes I feel frustrated because I really like to eat, especially crunchy things.  I'm glad I can smile and talk though.
Hope you're doing better now.
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It will only get better.  The first few days are scary, especially when the swelling sets in around day 3 or so.  After that, its all downhill.

My first week was milkshakes (still doing a bunch of them) and mashed potatoes, I think.  A month later and I'm still sick of potatoes.
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Mary Brabon Hutt

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I went for my first adjustment this morning, that helped a little. But the bottom partial is still cutting up my tongue. So, I'm going back at 230 so they can try to adjust again. Tonight I think I will have mashed potatoes. Thank you all for listening and for the encouragement, I sure do need it.
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I've had my lowers ground on 3 or 4 times already for that very same reason.  Doesnt take much of a burr to feel like knives slicing up your tongue or the tissue around it.
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Tom Weeks

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You are one tough lady. I had mine done like that and it was like something out of a horror movie.