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      Default Having dentures and Diving

      Hello All, I' am new here just foud site and tring to find answers. I have been an sports scuba diver over 20 years, Now since many bad habits has caught up with me I need to have upper denturs to start. Can anyone tell me if this will effect my sport ?? Thanks

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      Default Re: Having dentures and Diving

      No- you will be able to dive ok. So long as you can get a good seal on the mouthpiece- no reason why it would be a problem.
      regards
      dr mike
      Dr Mike Gow BDS (Gla) MFDS RCPS (Gla) MSc Hyp (Lon) PGCert (Edin)
      The Berkeley Clinic, Glasgow
      www.WhatFear.Com

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      Default Re: Having dentures and Diving

      Thank you for the advice.

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      Default Re: Having dentures and Diving

      jay diver, i am PADI Certified myself, i have recently had an upper denture, have not been diving at all this year yet, but i just tried my respirator with out denture in, and it still fits great, it feels a little wierd, but seems to fit ok. Will find out before long, summer not to far away.

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