New Dentures I look like a monkey

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Hi I have been through this nightmare since February bc of money problems having to get two teeth pulled a month Medicade paid for my dentures so I should be greatful but now I look like a monkey
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This was after a total makeover
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Right after and my dentist does not care I think it's because I have Medicade
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Does it go down eventually?
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Melissa yes it does go down eventually. Or maybe u become more accustomed to them and its not as bad. I had all my uppers pulled in march and immediate denture put in same day. I had the same monkey mouth look at first too but it went away.
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Thank you so very much you gave me hope ❤️
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I deal with a lot of mental issues I'm severely depressed
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Melissa I'm sorry ur going thru sum depression. I totally get it. I think its extremely hard for all of us and seems its harder for women. This site REALLY helped me so much and I prob wouldn't have gotten thru it as well as I have without this site especially a couple ppl here were really great to me. If u need to talk vent cry or laugh about any part of this journey we r all here. We've all either been there or done that so we totally get it. I hope u start feeling better. I promise it does get easier for most of us. A lot easier. And A lot of it we learn to laugh about. Its definitely a learning experience and can b traumatic but it will get better and not to mention the improvement to ur health and the beautiful smile u now have. Which is very very beautiful by the way. Keep smiling. We r here for u if needed
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Melanie your words are so warm and give all of us going thru this process hope,I too am having trouble with the monkey look, I feel so greatful where we are in a country where ppl with very little income like myself can afford to get our self esteem back not to mention the health issues so I feel like I'm being petty after all nothing can be worse than the ugly teeth I had BUT I am having a hard time wrapping my lips around my mouth thus making it hard to speak properly and I feel ppl notice I'm wearing dentures(probably just me being paranoid} but other than that I am so happy and glad I went thru this process well worth it.Thanks again for your words of comfort.
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Thanks so so very much I'm already bipolar and go through depression my dentist never told me to come back in 6 months I'm so confused I appreciate all of you responding
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I also want to say I'm sorry about responding on other people's posts about my problems I'm totally new to this site and don't know how to take it down
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No need to apologize . That's what everyone is here for.
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Melissa, I know this absolutely will not help at all right now, but I cannot help but say it.  You are beautiful!  Absolutely beautiful.  No matter what you feel you look like right now... (and I know that feeling), ...please take it from an impartial observer.

You are beautiful.
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Schelly awwww thank you so so much it's been a long road you are amazing
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I feel a lot better y'all helped me so much with the kind and sweet words I love you all here's a pic I took yesterday I can't believe I'm really starting to love to smile xo
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Lots of Love From Louisiana
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It does get better I promise ❤️❤️❤️
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Melissa u look beautiful. And ur teeth look natural.
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Thank you so very much Melanie Y'all helped me along my way I never smiled before dentures I always hid my smile or laugh with my hand I can smile again yay
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Thank you so very much Melanie Y'all helped me along my way I never smiled before dentures I always hid my smile or laugh with my hand I can smile again yay
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I was the same way. There wasn't a pic of me smiling showing teeth for years now there's a bunch. Lol. My best friend of almost 30 years cried when she saw me because she said she was so happy to see me smiling so big and being so happy again. I don't think sum ppl get how much ugly teeth can affect our lives. Not just the health issues but the confidence. I was always ashamed to meet new ppl cuz I felt the first thing they noticed was my horrible teeth. Now I'm happy to meet and talk to new ppl. I feel so much better about myself. That she'll I was hiding in is gone now. Lol
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Shell*
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Love ❤️ it Woop Woop we smiling now
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Melissa, I agree I think you look beautiful. The Dentures fit your face. I just got my upper teeth out six days ago and my temporary Dentures do look like a Beaver. I have an appointment this Friday and they got to do something as I can't wear them at all.
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Melissa, I agree I think you look beautiful. The Dentures fit your face. I just got my upper teeth out six days ago and my temporary Dentures do look like a Beaver. I have an appointment this Friday and they got to do something as I can't wear them at all.
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Melissa you look amazing. I've been reading a lot of comments from people on here and if you can, please send me an email jackieinsley87@hotmail.com. I am new to this but would like to chat with someone who has recently been on this website. Hope to hear from you!
Jackie
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I think I look like someone from Whoville. My Don said I look like a Dr. Seuss character. Really hoping this will get better! This is day 4 for me.
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My *son
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O my goodness if u look at sum of my earlier posts on here I said the same thing. I felt like a character from Dr Seuss. Lol