A denture is an appliance that is used to replace the missing tooth, and it is usually removable. Dentures help in mastication and provide a better appearance to the face after replacing the missing tooth. They are also available as full mouth dentures replacing all the tooth and removable partial dentures, replacing the missing tooth in the arch.
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I have only eight teeth left in my mouth, and I want a complete set of implants. How much will it cost?
Query: Hi doctor,I have only eight teeth left in my mouth, and I want a complete set of implants. What it will cost? Also, let me know the time I have to spare for it.Thanks. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There are three possible ways to restore your teeth. Removable dentures will cost you the lowest, between 20000 to 40000 rupees, depending on your city. Also, these dentures are not fixed, and you can remove them, so their functionality is co... Read Full »
I am using denture liners. How can I remove this stuff without messing up my denture?
Query: Hello doctor, I am using a denture liner. How can I remove this stuff without messing up my denture? Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Soft denture liners come with the stick or spoon-like instruments. It would be best if you put it on by using these things. When you wear your dentures, ensure that you do not put too much liner on them. Put some drops of liner on it or make a thin lining if you have li... Read Full »
Can an upper full denture cover up my missing front teeth?
Query: Hi doctor, I wanted to ask if it is possible to use an upper full denture to cover up my three missing teeth in the front? I only have one front tooth left and the other teeth in the back on both sides. Or should I try a different denture? Just wanted to know your opinion on this. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Full dentures are used to replace the whole lot of teeth when absent. In your case, as you have mentioned that you got only one front tooth left, it is much easier to replace only those lost teeth. So, the options here are removable partial dentures. Here you get regular ... Read Full »
My mother had multiple missing teeth in the upper and lower jaw. How to replace the lost teeth?
Query: Hi doctor, My mother was aged around 47 years old and she had 12 teeth on the top and three teeth on the bottom. We would like to get new teeth. Please provide the treatment name and associated price. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I recommend a complete removable denture for the lower jaw. It will cost you a maximum of 10 to 15 thousand rupees in private clinics and free in government dental colleges or even private dental college associate hospitals. For the upper jaw, you can select a fixed par... Read Full »
The gums under the right side of my denture are inflamed and not responding to the medications. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had an old upper denture since I put it on about eight years ago. The gums in the right side of my mouth are inflamed about half inches on the inside. I have taken antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications, but it has not done any good. The gums are still inflamed, and I can... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a physiological process in the bone that changes with age, and so does the alveolar bone on which the denture rests. Eight years is a long period. Do not worry; you need to see your dentist for necessary adjustments, and this swelling will go. Take the denture ou... Read Full »
I have two missing teeth. Should I get my crooked teeth extracted if I were to get a denture?
Query: Hello doctor, Would I be able to get all my teeth extracted if they are crooked and sensitive? Two of my teeth are missing. I just want to get dentures and have a better smile. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You need not get all your teeth extracted because they are crooked. Instead, you can go for orthodontic treatment, wherein all your teeth can be properly aligned, and you will have a beautiful smile. You can go for implants for your missing ... Read Full »
Do I face sore gums due to the denture pressure?
Query: Hello doctor, I have an upper plate and my natural teeth on the bottom. I am on my second plate and it fits very well. My problem is I constantly bite them together. And now I have very sore upper gums from the pressure. I also wear them 24/7. I take them out daily for cleaning. What can I do to ea... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, stop wearing the plate (denture) for a week and apply gum paint there to make the gum tissue healthy again. After that, when you start wearing the plate again do not wear it all day. Wear it in the daytime only and you need to remove it at night and keep... Read Full »
Can you replace loose teeth with denture implants?
Query: Hi doctor, I have very bad teeth and all are loose. I want to take them all out and replace it with denture implants. What are my options? Please explain. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If most of the teeth are loose, then you can go for dentures after removing all of them. You will need to wait for at least three months after removing all to get a good seating denture. If you are going for implant supported dentures, then it is required th... Read Full »
My mother is suffering from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Should she go for an implant or a complete denture?
Query: Hello doctor, My mother has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and her teeth have become loose and are falling one by one. The dentist has recommended her to get her teeth removed and get artificial teeth. He suggested implants and said her bone height and gum conditions are good for implants, but I fear she m... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think implants are a good idea. When natural teeth are falling off on their own due to gum problems, then the implant will definitely fail. So it would be best if she only have removable complete dentures. Thank you. Read Full »
Can Valpalst partials, teeth bonding, or fluoride help reduce the sharp pain below the teeth?
Query: Hello doctor, I have an intense shocking pain around the bottom two teeth from a partial denture with wires. My X-rays show no cavity. I suspect enamel erosion. I have only five teeth. Do you recommend Valplast partials, teeth bonding, using fluoride, or another option? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have read through your complaint and the relevant details. You have mentioned that you have only five teeth remaining, out of which, the two lower ones are paining. So, I suspect it to be an enamel abrasion. There is a huge difference between erosion and abrasion. Ena... Read Full »