Problems with bottom dentures

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Hi, time to vent so i apologize in advance. My bottom dentures just won't stay on, they come loose just by drinking water, my dentist said "that happends with bottom dentures". I use Fixodent food seal and no matter what i eat they come loose immediatley and gobs of food gets under them, has anyone else experienced this problem and if so what did you do about it. My next appointment is on Thursday, any advice on what I should tell my dentist? This is very upsetting, the thought of eating gets me upset I already lost 10 pounds and I'm one that dosen't need to lose weight.
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I'm Karen, the Fixodent Community Manager. You don't need to apologize. I know this is frustrating, and insight from others is so helpful. Feel free to post anytime you need advice or when you just need to vent.
I'm sorry your lower denture becomes loose so quickly. Fixodent is designed to hold for 12 hours. However, hot liquids such as soup, coffee and tea can loosen denture adhesive, as can the flow of saliva, which is often increased when dentures are first placed. Ibelieve it was the beginning of the month when you had your extractions done, soI expect your gums are still healing. As they heal, swelling goes down, which can cause loose dentures. A lower denture is naturally more difficult to hold in place than an upper denture, but please don't lose heart - it will get better. As your gumsheal, your dentist will continue to make adjustments to your dentures for improved fit, andtime will allow the muscles of your mouth to learn to hold your lower denture in place.
I'd like to follow-up with you via postal mail. Would you mind sending me an email with your name& address? Please send it to smhc.im@pg.com and include your username in your message. Thanks!
^Karen
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Steve,
After 8 months, are you able to eat? Do they fit better? I’ve had mine only one day and I find myself clenching really hard to keep the bottoms in. Then I suffer with shooting, throbbing pain for hours trying to space my 800 mg Motrin according to the 6-8 hours between doses as instructed. What an awful experience. I wish I had the $10,000 for the treatment plan my old dentist had for me. Or good credit so I could finance the root canals and crowns. No bottom teeth is shitty and these damn immediate dentures feel like a hard and painful piece of plastic. I was in so much pain today I cried. After reading some parts of your post, I cried for you and then laughed hysterically. I gagged a few times at work and my co worker asked me what I had in my mouth. I realized the damn dentures were protruding out of my chin like a mouth guard professional boxers wear. I can’t live like this. I’ll probsbly have to resort to cashing out my retirement to pay for denture stabilizer implants...rather than buying that beach house by the ocean I’ve been dreaming about. All I can say is that my denture specialists are going to know my name too well as I will be in their worst nightmares if they can’t do something to make these big ass bottoms smaller. There is no reason I should have a piece of fake gums protruding out of my chin. And just so you know, this is not from swelling. It’s the denture, the fake gums that go way too deep for my small framed mouth. I just want to scream for u and with u. I hope u have found some relief. And hopefully there is a good civil attorney that will take on your case so you can at least be compensated for all of your pain and suffering, mental injury and lost wages as a result of your trauma. Best wishes to you and your family. Thanks for sharing and bringing a smile to my toothless face.
Take Care,, Belin
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You sound exactly like me. The opoids did me totally in. Top working well, bottom still struggling. Keep at it. Listen to your body! Yeah to Fixodent. Just like them and get on with them! Pat in US
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I am 2 wks in and also have the big chin,
it looks like I’m chewing tobacco. I can see on my temps where it needs to be shaved back a bit only on one side. The left side is flat and the right side protrudes. I tried to bite a kit kat today and bottoms fell out before I bit down all the way. However last week I couldn’t drink w o losing bottom plate and w o having it pour all down my front but I can drink fine now so I have hope eating will hopefully also be possible in a couple weeks . They say it takes at least one month to get used to them.
Don’t be afraid of bothering your dentist , that’s why they r there and what we are paying for. Be patient (e z for me to say)
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Today is one month for me. I got my soft reline 3 days ago and they feel wonderful for the most part now. I can eat a lot more foods and it seems to be getting better every day.
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I’m getting all my bottoms pulled today that is 11 teeth all because I can not afford the other dentists plan and my insurance will pay for extractions and full lower plate but nothing else so I have to do it please tell me I are doing better as everyone I speak to with a bottom has a problem
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bottom plate floats. I did fine for 30 yrs. then lost 65lbs and can't get them to settle in been relined now looking into implants(two studs hold the bottom plate down)

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Lisa,
There really is no way to damage your denture with the application of Stabil-Dent.  It is just acrylic and can be easily sanded away.  We also offer the option of our professional application if you would like to send us your denture.  Let us know if you have any more questions as we'd be happy to answer them for you.
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Thank you Stabil-Dent, can you send me info on doing the professional application please ?
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What we have been doing is having people call the office and let them talk to the Dr. for a moment so he can get a sense of their issue with their lower, if they are interested in professional installation.  It is generally 24 hour turn around and is $155.  Please give the office a call at 406-257-5283 (M-TH 8a-4p MTN).
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Hopefully the room monitor sees this and removes it!
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I have partial I don't we're them had them fix three times and use fixdent Polly grip and nothing works to keep them in place
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I'm sorry Karen but I got my dentures last July and I HATE them. I also can't get my bottom's to stay in. I usually wait til I am on my way to work to apply my Fixodent as that way it's a 30 min ride with nothing to eat or drink. I can't eat anything that you have to chew. A hamburger, steak, out of the question. I can't even bite into a nectrine that is ripe. I have people that went to the "cheap" place and they came into work the same day that they got their teeth and ate corn curls of all things!! I spent good money and researched the dentist and wish I had my rotten old teeth back. Not a day goes by that I don't regret it. Also Fixodent makes me gag and choke and that is with putting the amount called for.
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Me too.im 2 weeks with bottoms and hate them
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Hello everyone!  According to my Dentist...Affordable Dentures....the bottom gum line recedes and there is not much we can do.  I use Fixodent Plus (superior hold) in the gray a purple tube, it holds my top dentures very well (sometimes they won't come out until the next day); but the bottoms ones....same story as all of you....they will NOT stay in while eating!  Sometimes when I talk they will just loosen up!  Sometimes I hate I got them pulled but, I had to...I had pyaria so mine were falling out. They did recommend implants....but I said NO!
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Check  out prices at Dental College clinics
In NY here are some of NYU's charges:

It is my understanding that NYU Dental  college     prices 
over dentures or clip on dentures at  the following  prices

Lowers  start  at approx     $4,500
Uppers  start  at approx     $6,500

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With the technology they have to send people to the freaking moon, they can’t make a denture cream that’ll hold dentures better? Give me a break. Come on people you’d make billions if they could make dentures hold better. Besides implants that NOT everyone could afford.
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Sorry people. Lower denture is a problem for 99% of wearers. If you can't afford Implants [All on four] try checking out your Faculty of Dentistry to see if you can get into one of there implant programs. [Supervised] Students do the work - fee is nominal.

Luck!
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Hello Snuglt2,
I'm sorry for not repying sooner. I didn't see your message until today, but I understand how disheartening this must be. While lower dentures are naturally more difficult to hold in place than uppers, you shouldn't have to live with this much difficulty eating. You may want to schedule a follow-up visit with your dentist. It could be that an adjustment or a reline will provide a better fit.
Having said that, Fixodent has been thoroughly evaluated to ensure it's safe when used as directed. We wouldn't expect gagging or choking, so we'd like to gather more details about your experience. When you get a chance, please give us a call at 1-800-214-8871. Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 9:00am-6:00pm Eastern time. When calling, please let the representative know you spoke with Karen on DentureLiving.com.
Thanks for reaching out. Let me know if I can help further.
^Karen
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I've been fairly happy with mine except for the bottoms are way loose the complaint I have most is my bite between they gave me no edges on my front teeth my old uppers had nice edges on the front teeth which went well with my real Front Teeth due to bad hygiene I had to have bottom dentures and then Aspen Dental made me a new upper and they're totally blunt fat little teeth that don't chew none of my bites match is that how it's supposed to be this is driving me insane I have no problem eating I just have to cut everything in little pieces and I can only eat on the sides and mainly on my left side or if I try to bite I have to slide my teeth across each other cuz they've given me a severe overbite with these blunt little teeth please tell me this isn't normal
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I got my dentures at a aspen dental Ibloomington,in and went back so many times to have them looked at and I still cant eat with them.I asked them about their money back policy if not satisfied and they told me there was nothing wrong with the dentures it was me.They told me I could have suction post put I and that would cost me another 6000 dollas.I would not recommend Aspen Dental to ANYONE.
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Right on the package of fixodent it has a warning ..not to be used long term and the ingredients are caustic may cause seriously health issues ..and yet some people have been using adhesive for years with fixodents blessing. am I missing something ..
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I use a combination of Walmart brand zince free and polydent powder.  It works wonders and keeps my bottoms in place all day.
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My bottoms are AWFUL....and I had everything done at Aspen Dental also.  I will NEVER recommend them again....my dentist is like an Army Sargent....she scares me, is totally UNfeeling and makes me feel as if everything is MY fault.  I got the BEST package they offer, but when I went in to get them to "fix" the lower denture, which was going too far DOWN in my mouth, which caused sores, they CHARGED me a fee!  And it took less than 1 minute!!!!!  SMH.....stay away from Aspen Dental.  I get my permanent ones in about 3 months, but will not leave the office until they fit like a glove!!!!
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I am having issues with lower dentures which I just got December 12. I know my gums are swelled and need to go down but could someone get me a time line of what to expect sorta and when please?
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If you have oral pain, this has been around for ages!! A dear friend in her 70s gave me this to try. Ive had 2 front teeth pulled out and slowly working on 7 more before I can get upper denture. Dental care is so rediculously expensive! !! We would all have healthy mouths if prices were reasonable! ! Im trying to save my lowers if possible. Only 8 but badly receding gums from brushing too hard for years + mouth drying meds have caused sensitivities and gum disease :(...this stuff does help with pain and even sore throats. You can get it online. Hope it helps.
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I got the Rx meds but they didn't help. Tried my wife's Rx ibuprofen 800 mg and it was a tremendous relief! You can do the same thing by taking. Advil 200 mg tabs and use 4 tabs every 8 hours or so. Much better than the hydrocordone prescription I was given!
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Bill, there is actually a genetics test that can be done by a physician to know what types of medications will work FOR YOU.

For many years people thought that I was crazy when I said that I could take 2 Vicoden ES and it did nothing.

I'm glad that you found the ibuprofen will help! Good luck!
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My dentist removed 146 teeth and tried to put the new teeth in to stay.  They fell out as soon as he left the room.  I guess I was a fighter as I have most of the others knocked out in fights.  After two week they tried to put my temps in but the assistant dropped my lowers and broke them, another two weeks and I got my new temps.  took a bit to get used to them but after two weeks I could eat anything I wanted.  In Jam of last year I got my perms and it me a week to get used to them and find what works best to keep them in.  I eat anything I want almost all the time.  The only thing I stay away from is bread products.  I do not sleep in them, haven't gotten used to that yet.  I have friend that will sleep in them.  My Dentist is Aspen Dental in Champaign Illinois.  With the money I spent they better have gotten them correct as I am very demanding.  I was there bugging them everyday.  Don't settle on crap, you paid the money and you expect to have a great service done for you.  Keep at it.
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I've tried both fixadent, polygrip, and then the polygrip that is "supposed" to hold food out....it's frustrating I can't seem to even eat a small simple ANYTHING no matter what time of day it is if i've had them in for a minute or all day the bottom WONT stay in.
I'm afraid to go out with friends worried that they will come loose...they can be messy as you all know and I don't feel entirely comfortable taking it out, and gluing it back in the middle of a restaurant...just frustrating..
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Diana , mine feel huge too. But now almost 2 months out they feel much more normal. Give it some time for your mouth to get used to having foreign matter in it. If you're still uncomfortable, have them remake the denture. Or they may can chisel it down . I went back twice to have mine altered in the first month. Good luck ! Brenda J.
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Gillaire,
Try the Fixodent Plus (Superior Hold).
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Anne Booker

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Try the new fix a dent ultra hold. It works wonders.
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i feel what you are saying. i have been wearing top dentures for almost 4 yrs. I still have my bottom 10 teeth.
i still can't get use to them. my dentures. something that helped me was dr. funk in PA. on you tube he shows you how to apply adhesive. It breaks all the rules but it works for awhile. I troed it and i was in wow state!!
Thanks for the share with Dr. Funk on you tube!
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I'm soon to get fitted for a full lower denture ,I've been very concerned about how they'd work and what I might expect.
After having heard a few disconcerting accounts from several people of discomfort and looseness when eating and I've been told that since a persons tongue is always moving against the plate that it made it difficult for them to stay in place,however a dentist that I have every confidence in has told me with a very positive assertion that I would get used to them and that they'd stay in place and that until I could afford surgical screws that these will work fine..so all that is just to say that I appreciate having heard these comments so that I have some ideas from real people with similar concerns and solutions.
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my mom either and that was 20 years ago so whats up now??????
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Lmao @ some of you guys stories. Reminds me of when I first got my uppers. For the first few years I didn't have to use anything to hold them in. One weekend I went to a steak bake on a date. Of course we had to camp there and no decent bathroom around. Anyway, the first night I woke up in the middle of the night and my teeth were gone! I'm feeling around in the dark trying to find them and not wake my date up. He wakes up and says What are you looking for? At that point I found them, turned my head, popped them in, looked bk at him and said nothing. If he knew, he never said a word but that weekend was my last date with him. Needless to say, I never went away overnight again without putting on some fixadent frst.
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Hilarious
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Tonya Brandt Smith

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I meant that you sound just like something that would happen tovme
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I too have recently acquired lower dentures. Lots of problems. My paternal grandmother had full dentures 60 years ago could eat anything and never had a problem. I've known several older people who were the same. Perhaps it's more lucrative to make inferior dentures now so more people will spend the extra money for implants. Hmm.
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All of these comments about bottom dentures is starting to depress me. I had all of my teeth extracted on Monday -- 4 days ago -- my bottom dentures are giving me all kinds of problems! I keep telling myself that it will get better -- but now I am not so sure it will. When does it get better?? Is there anyone out there who had these problems in the beginning but found that it got better??
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Tammy, I only have one thing to tell you. It WILL get better with perseverance and a good dentist. Keep going back if you need adjustments made to the denture and get them relined as soon as your gums return to normal. Good luck and never give up ! Brenda J.
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I've been dealing with both lower and upper dentures for about 3 years now. Implants are out of the question, I m allergy to the posts. My uppers are fine. My lowers are pitiful. I'm a 56 yr old woman with lower jaw the size of a 8 year old. Extremely small. I've used every denture cream on the market. Fix a dent ultra hold works extremely well for me except the tube opening is to large. I have to use a toothpick to get the cream into the channel. Once my dentures are set for the day I'm good for about 12+ hours.
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I too have the same problem with my lowers which i have been dealing with this for about 3 months. I keep calling the dentist and having him see me yet again over and over to fix all the issues with it. I am getting ready to tell him i want new ones .....This is crazy.
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To me it's got nothing to do with the Dentist, our gums shink, I have used fixadent for a while, when I put it on my Dentures, as soon as I drink, water they come loose again.
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Yes, it will get better.  I had all my remaining teeth taken out on 2/22 and immediates put in.  After a visit to my dentist yesterday for adjustments, and the application of Fixodent Ultra this morning, for the first time since I got them they stayed in while I ate a fried fish filet for lunch.  Second, had a nice convo with my dentist yesterday - yes the immediate dentures are bulky and take getting used to.  But, they are made after one mold and one bite.  We have set the first of 4 appts for my perms, new mold, new bite and then a wax mold to see how it all fits before the finals are made.  It will get better!!!  After several years of worrying about people seeing my teeth (one of my fronts decided to look like Nanny McPhee at the start of the film) I can smile and converse with people I see and not worry about it.  That is worth it!
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Tammy, I have only got my top dentures in (month and a half ago now since my extractions) but I do know people who have bottom dentures and they are very happy with them. My dad got full set of dentures when he was 21 and I grew up with him never complaining about his teeth until about 6 months into his Chemo treatments when he lost 75lbs. It does get better.
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Janis, Thanks for your encouraging words ~ I guess everyone is different. I am going to keep hoping my bottom denture will fiit better with time!! I go see my dentist tomorrow ~ then next Tues, he is going to do a "temp reline" whatever that is! Then in 6 months he said I will get a "permanent reline" ~ not really sure what all of that means yet, but I am hoping by the 6 month reline that my lower dentures will fit better. Good luck to everyone.
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I agree!! That is not nice at all!!! I think people on here want advice and compassion, not criticism! There is no reason to use cruel words, especially to someone you don't know! Good luck Cathie Walthall-Powell. I hope everything turns out good for you! :-)
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Thank you! We all need a place to vent, converse get advice etc. This should be the place !!
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We get a few "I love my soapbox" type here, I hate that when people ASSume that because they know jack shit everyone does. Newsflash websites/you tube only can help so much. It must be nice to be "heard" by a Dr./any medical types without worrying you sound like a doofus.
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I feel all. Distress with your top and bottom dentures. I had the same problem untill i found a dentist that really cared he made my top dentures after having. 4 bad ones i have had the top since 2003 and they still fit good and stay put. I had the rest of my bottom teeth taken out last year by someone i thought really cared the bottoms never fit they would just fall out. I had mini implants put on the bottom and the deture was a joke. So i didnot wear it at all so terible cant eat much. But i had a friend who had a friend that worked with his father who was a dentust and his son made the dentures. His father passed away. And he stopped making dentures but he would make them for friends who need them. Our friend introduced us he looked at my bottom denture and was just skocked at the the way they where so poorly made and made one for me and its like heaven he made sure of the fit. He also said that that dentust should have put in 4 implates not just 2 but he made it work they just snap inand stay there. To all find someone who cares to make your dentures. Consider mimi implants also and no matter what they say 2 implants work just fine i can eat corn on the cob again.
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I wish mine did.  I have 2 implants and every time I try to even chew the bottoms pop out.  Biting is out of the question.  So frustrated.
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Good Morning :) Have you started using adhesive yet?
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I've tried everything - nothing works on my bottom dentures, so I don't even bother to put them in :(
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I have used it from the start myself, my prostheodontist told me to use light dusting of powdered Fixodent on uppers so food stays out and the paste, tubed Fixodent type on lower. I think even when they fit well this works to make sure sharp food never gets under and cuts a person.
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will the powder and jell work on bottom???
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Only thing that has worked for me is reline you can buy at Walmart ...but I have to redo it every couple months...
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Soft reline and Fixodent.. You can do a soft reline at home with D.O.C. Reline-It kit for $6 . If you don't like it , it tells right out. You get two applications in a package. But this is only a temporary fix till you can get a soft reline from your dentis Don't use too much glue either, less is more on bottom plate. Don't waste money on Polygrip ..Fixodent holds tighter and longer. Good luck !
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Good Morning ~ sorry it took me so long, I got up at 3:35 a.m. and stayed up until about 6:00, then laid back down for a while. Yes, I used adhesive over the weekend. It really helps, especially with the tops. Helps with bottoms ~ but when I try to eat someting, the bottoms come loose!

Hopefully after my gums heal some more, that will get better. My dentist told me from the beginning that people have lots of problems with their bottom dentures. I was kind of disappointed that I needed adhesive on the top. But I tried over and over to get them to stay in without adhesive ~ just didn't work.

Have to run a few errands ~ will check back when I get back. ttyl
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Nice teeth I bet they cost a lot. But you look nice.
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Gretchen Marie Allgaier-Heinrich

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Not too bad compared to what I've seen.... thanks!!
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call me weird...I eat okay with top teeth only. I go to some functions with both in and very careful eating will keep in for a short while. easier to eat put bottoms in deal with that
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My dentist tells me to just wear the uppers until I can get the lowers relined in oct so I just totally line the lower with Fixodent and eat slow baby bitesm
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I had started this in Nov. 2014 & still fighting flanker sores under my bottom plate! I am getting some do it yourself reline to redo my bottoms because I had nobody telling me a thing & had a massive fit, so I did not have to pay for my bottom reline, but. I think they gave me half the reline material,!! Mega problems!!
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My heart goes out to each of you that is having issues with your lower denture. I went down this road with both my parents....relinings, tweaking, more relining, a second plate for my mother...on and on and so was the cost. I finally found a Denturist in Kalispell Montana (on the internet) that has developed a product called, "Stabil-Dent". It is for the bottom plate and helps secure the lower denture beautifully without the need for expensive implants!!

When I called, I was so impressed with what I was told, I ordered a kit for each of my parents right then and there. The kits were mailed them out the next day and they were VERY easy us to install and VERY inexpensive, but the best part is they WORK!!!

Both my parents are extremely pleased with the results....my Mom is even going out of the house now and both just went to lunch with friends the other day which is something neither of them have not done for at least a couple of years.

I don't know if I can mention this, but if I can, I found them on the website StabilDent.com.

Two of my parent's friends were so impressed with how well they worked for my folks, that they ordered a kit for themselves...waiting to hear how they worked for them.

Best of luck to each of you....

Sharon
Albany Oregon
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Implants do not have a high failure rate.. 95 percent success rate with a qualified dentist. Also theres a wealth of information online and products to keep you dentures in very well..just go look youd be surprised how well they work.the success of your dentures is only as good as your dentist...your dentist should be more than happy to help you if not go to ine that is. Also always go online and check reviews..I was at a jerkey dentist once ...and I told him he was a jerk.. I unclipped the napkin around my neck.... and said..... goodbye
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I ordered that, but am afraid I'll mess it up! I had my teeth extracted Nov. 5th 2014 & already KNEW I was in trouble, so in Dec. stable-dent was having a Christmas sale, so I bought them!!! I am going to see if my ex will help me.
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Stable-debt looks interesting , but as with other products to help with lower denture fit, poor folks like myself can't afford it. Maybe one day someone will make something that's affordable to all. :(
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Stabil-dent.. I meant. Stupid smartphone ! Hahaha
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Yeah 60 bucks wow. I am going to ask my dentist if he has anything like it ... thinking... can they not just make it a little thicker, guess they can't add. I got my set 2 days ago on off on off sores already ... hope all this will be ok later .
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Sharon ~ thank you so much for sharing the info about the fix you found for bottom dentures. I checked out the website already and it's nice to know that an option is out there. Would you mind telling me how long the kit lasts? I mean ~ how often do you buy "refils" or whatever they call them.

So happy for your folks! I'm sure they are happy to have a daughter who cared enough to find a solution to a very irritating problem! My husband has had an upper denture for about 6 years now. Since I have had both upper and lower and realized how hard the lowers can be to deal with ~ my hubby has decided to keep his bottom teeth as long as possible! He now realizes that there is a huge difference in adjusting to bottom dentures.

It is amazing the difference between the upper and lower dentures. I don't think someone truly "gets it" unless they ~ or a close loved one ~ has been through it. Thanks again for the info. Tammy
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I couldn't find a website, only company profile, driving directions, facebook page. Nothing that explains what it is or how to use it.
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Cathie Walthall-Powell

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It. Is under StableDent, I hope you got it!
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Tammy ~ the best part about the product, is it's permanent and is not a liner, so there is no messing around with it. A dentist or denturist can remove the stabilizers, but once they are applied to the denture, you don't need to replace them. It really is a smart invention...and one that is getting a lot of attention very quickly.

You are so correct, when you say the lower denture can create a lot more issues then the upper plate. There are just so many variables that come into play..

It pays to keep your own teeth as long as you can, that's for sure.
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Sharon ~ What is a Denturist?? Never heard that term before. Does food get stuck on or around the device ~ I am not sure what else to call it?

Jayelle, are there any reviews or comments on the facebook page? I have a facebook account, but I never use it ~ I know, my daughter tells me all the time that I should!! Just never got into it ~ I don't even know how to put a picture on my page!! Embarrasing!!
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Denturist specializes in denture whereas a prosthodontist does dentures plus other stuff too. No not much on FB, only this one comment:

FB Comment: I’ve had dentures for 40 years and know the problems that everyone faces with a lower denture. A friend of mine heard of this new breakthrough and had her lower denture done, so I called and made an appointment. I’m so pleased with the outcome, no glue and I can eat anything without the denture flipping up. Say NO to implants and YES to the stabilizer as you can’t beat the price and it really works. Believe me this is a miracle for a lower denture. You will not regret having this done.
Meredith C

I can help you with FB if you want to use it.
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or you auser or denist????
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Thank you so much Jayelle ~ that was so kind of you to tell me the whole FB comment!! What a sweetie you are. What do you think of the device?? That would be so awesome if it really works!! I definitely cannot afford implants any time soon.

I checked out the girl you told me about on YouTube ~ you were right, she is really awesome and very informative. What is her story about winning implants??
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No problem whatsoever, I just did Copy & Paste. I can't find anything at all with information about what this thing is. Yea, Kalinjax rocks! Apparently she built up a pretty good fanbase with her You Tube videos and then started a website
http://www.iWearDentures.com This place had a contest to win free All On 4, the fixed denture that doesn't come out. I think you had to apply to the contest and tell your story and the person with the most votes won, ordinarily its 50K!
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Jayelle, I'm not sure what product you are referring to when you said, " you "couldn't find anything at all with information about this thing is". Hard to decipher from your sentence sturcture...

If you are referring to StabilDent, as Tammy Moore can a test, the information about the product can be found at www.StabilDent.com. Tammy found it with no problems.

As for Kalinjax, she recieved implants....VERY expensive and not an option for my parents. I was excited about an alternative to implants I found...and wanted to share that with others as soooooooo many professionals are "pushing" implants, not a viable option for many folks over 50 with no dental insurance.
Besides....this is NOT about a contest, but rather about the comfort, livelihood, and quality of life for so many folks. I'm still scratching my head of the contest...

I don't know if they are on Facebook, but I'm going to check it out and will report back.
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Hi Sharon. Have you had a chance to check out Stabildent? Would love to answer any questions you have. www.stabildent.com
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Do you ship to the UK?? Can I buy it in the UK??
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Wow!! That would be so awesome to win a contest like that!! She seems like a really great person ~ I am happy for her that she won. Thanks for all the info ~ I am now a subscriber to iWearDentures. I would not have known about the site if it weren't for you, Jayelle, so thank you very much!

I think I will try to check out some info on the device Sharon told us about ~ sounds like it could be very helpful if my bottom dentures don't get better with time. Hopefully they will. Gums are still a little sore ~ I am still eating soft food. I am pretty sure that by the 3 or 4 month mark, if I am still having problems with the bottoms, it probably won't get much better. That is pretty much what I have been reading anyway. How do you feel about it?? Anyone else?
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I'm back on hold for now, had intended to decide on a dentist this week, but it wasn't meant to be. Other higher priority stuff happening. I just keep on researching, lol, by the time I do it, I should be an expert :)
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Hi all
Also have tons of problems with my lowers, almost 2 years now a wearer.
Have been trying to find out more about stabildent but the link does not work, found the FB page but not much info there.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Same here John, the site doesn't work and FB has practically nothing. I can't find anything explaining what it is or how it works.
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John and Jayelle, not sure why you are not able to go to the StabilDent.com site. I just checked and it is alive and well. Here is a direct link: http://stabildent.com/ Hope that helps.
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Yes, please visit the site again. We have updated everything. www.stabildent.com 
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Hello everyone ~ I found the website and sent them a request for more information. I will let everyone know if and when I hear something back. John ~ that is very discouraging to me that you have had your bottom dentures for two years now and are still having problems. Did you go back to your dentist for relines? If so, did that help at all? What are your major complaints with your bottoms?
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I didn't follow the instructions, I followed the video and they feel so natural now so I am excited!!
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Judi I am glad it help you ,You tube is incredible, Secure is the only one that works but you need to know how to apply.....this way make a big different.Happy for you !!!
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I used it and followed instructions totally and it didn't work for me. My bottom dentures still come loose.
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I had somebody tell me, "don't use it!" I had 4 implants put in my bottom jaw today..... OW!!! IT HURTS FROM 8HOURS AGO!!!!!!!!!?!!?
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Nonsense it works great you must have some bad fitting dentures or your using way to much.. you dont need much
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You are very welcome and thanks for your "hope" for my bottom denture! Like I said before, I will post any info I am able to find out about StabilDent as soon as I receive it.
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sorry about your cat ~ how old, what kind? I am a dog lover myself. I have a puppy named Tucker. hope your kitty is ok
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Jayelle

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He's almost 12, a black and gray tabby. He has feline leukemia and hasn't been doing well lately. I love dogs too, all animals. My dog was 14 when he had a stroke and had to be pts. I didn't know it til I moved here, but my property is a feral colony, a whole lot of cats, all ages, types, colors. I just walk out on my deck and watch the cat show!
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Sounds like fun! Sorry about your dog. Our beloved bichon frise developed kidney failure at 14 years old and had to be pts ~ really sucks. Waited 5 months then adopted Tucker ~ a bichon/poodle/terrier mix ~ a real cutie, love him bunches!!
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Hello everyone! The developer of Stabildent is in his 60's. He just started being active on social media so now would be a great time to check everything out. Let me know if you have any questions! The site is also updated with many testimonials and FAQ's. www.stabildent.com Thanks! 
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What is this
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STABIL-DENT Denture Stabilizers have been developed to help secure lower dentures without the need for expensive implants.
STABIL-DENT makes your lower denture:
- More Comfortable & Secure
- More Stable, especially when Eating & Talking
- Helps Improve Speech
How wonderful to have the confidence to laugh again!

The STABIL-DENT Denture Stabilizer Kit has been designed and developed by a denture specialist as an alternate solution to lower denture stabilization. The materials contained in the Lower Denture Stabilizer Kit are the same high quality materials used by dental professionals.
- STABIL-DENT Stabilizer Kit is easy to Install on your Lower Denture at Home!
- Easy to Follow Step-By-Step Instructions
- Made with Medical Grade Materials

STABIL-DENT - A simple change that can make a BIG difference!
We can be reached toll-free at 1-855-885-7337 and will be happy to take your order for the STABIL-DENT Kit. Give us a call today and make someone smile!
You can place your order 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, so give us a call now!

The STABIL-DENT Kit is proudly made in the USA!

Here's the information that is on stabil-dent website, hopefully this will help yall out, my bottom plate is still bothering me as well, Tammy and I had ours done the same day so we've been helping each other on what we're going through. Although I haven't been able to wear my bottom plate for a week due the bone exposure and omg it hurts so bad has anyone else been through this if so could you please educate me on what happens now it seems to be healing now on its own so I'm really hoping on that and not another procedure but im worried if my dentures are going to go back in okay if anyone knows anything on this please help me and let me know.... Thanks everyone
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I plan on getting implants.  It seems like its taking forever for the gums to heal. I am going to go for another re-line until then. Thank you so much for the info..

It helps quite a bit to say to the dentist " I have talked to several people who have said.........."  Otherwise the Dentists like to tell you " That's just how it is, deal with it".

Not all, but it sure sounds like most.              Thank you again :)

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Hi Gretchen, Are you the one who thought you had bent your implants?  I can't relocate the original post but your name sounds familiar.......if you are the one, I would be interested in knowing the outcome because I have recently had implants as well.

Wanda
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I am using stabldent. Believe me when I say it is useless . It did not work at all. It is certainly hyped as something great but buyer beware.
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Jim,
I'm sorry to read you didn't have a good experience with Stabil-Dent.  We pride ourselves on customer service.  Have you called or emailed to see what the issue may have been?  Generally the issue is the reline of the denture.  If the reline is "short" at the back of the lower denture the stabilizers will be placed too high and interfere with the tongue.  Please g contact us if you'd like any help with them.  You can also see our reline page for advice and info on relines  https://stabildent.com/denture-reline/
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Twitches ~ hey girl, glad to hear something from you. I am so sorry you had to go through all you did bith the bone exposure problem. As if extractions and dentures weren't enough!! I wish I had some advice on that subject, but I don't. Hopefully, you will be back on track with me soon!!!

What is the next step for you according to your dentist? Is what happened to you similar to a "bone splinter"? My dental surgeon gave me some info about those ~ said it could happen, if so, they could fix it.

John ~ you are welcome. So sorry to hear about your problems with your bottom denture. Mine seems to be fitting better after my first reline. I can talk, drink and eat soft food (jello, pudding, ice cream, etc) but as soon as I try something a little "harder" like a thin sandwich, the bottoms come loose and I have to take them out. Is that how yours are?? And, thanks to you too for answering my questions.
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I slowly lost my teeth 1 by 1 because my brittle diabetes deteriorated my jaw bone until all my teeth were going or very loose!  they got pulled 11-5-14.  I got the Stable dent on Christmas markdown in Dec -14  That's how fast I knew my Denturist was not going to give a s@%t how my dentures fit!   It is now 5-15, I only got 1/2 a reline on bottoms(a curtesy so I did not have to pay for that)  I am disabled & have Medicaid, so as far as options & or money options, I have none!  I ordered 2 Permasoft Reline kits today so I can have a full reline for my bottoms! PLEASE tell me I did the right thing?????   After I put a reline in, I have my Stable dent!   I can barely eat anything YET & my dentures are STILL too far back into where my jaw hinges!  I have an extremely small jawline!  I get fine sandpaper & work a little at a time hoping someday they will be short enough for the hinge!   I''m still getting kanker sores at the back of my lowers.  One side, I'll get 3-5, then the other side!  It will SOON be 1 1/2yrs & it is STILL day by day!!! 
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I don't think CRAZY things like the comment from Barry L. Scott should be posted on this site.  He is just rambling on about some crazy thing which has nothing to do with dentures or denture problems.
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Agreed
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