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Flipper causing sore on tougue

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Bonheinrich

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I recently had four bottom teeth pulled because of a condition called resorption . I’ve had to go back to my dentist at least eight times for him to adjust the flipper because it caused a lot of pain. finally I got so that I could wear it for a few hours but now I notice I have a snagging painful sore spot on the side of my tougue. Is this a common problem for a flipper that has not been able to fit correctly? And now ...even when I have the flipper out ..it hurts to chew or swallow on that side of my mouth. Do you think it is being caused by the flipper not fitting correctly?
 
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hi Bonheinrich,

:welcome: I'm sorry it seems this flipper has been a bit of trouble for you :(. With so many adjustments have you asked him to possibly redo it? I know I've had a dentist redo after issues and pain with partials before. Ive had bottom 5 front teeth partial for 20 years. I encourage you to ask about this possibility it seems to just not get better and would love it if you could get some relief!
 
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hi Bonheinrich,

:welcome: I'm sorry it seems this flipper has been a bit of trouble for you :(. With so many adjustments have you asked him to possibly redo it? I know I've had a dentist redo after issues and pain with partials before. Ive had bottom 5 front teeth partial for 20 years. I encourage you to ask about this possibility it seems to just not get better and would love it if you could get some relief!
Thanks for responding. Yes I had him do a new one and he trimmed this one too. I am wondering if I should get implants??
 
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Be better getting him to fix this one first, it shouldn't be impossible to get it comfortable for you.
 

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