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Lower Tooth extraction with partial denture

aimsx22

aimsx22

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Heya, I was wondering I got a tooth out on my lower jaw and got a partial on Thursday but it’s excruciating, I remember the dentist saying with my top partial to keep it in 2 weeks straight because it won’t go in otherwise because of the swelling? Will I beable to keep my bottom one out awhile? But still manage to put it in in afew days time?:/ it’s so much worse than my top one was ? x
 
Gordon

Gordon

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Take it out, give your mouth a rest for a few hours, then put it back. Try not to leave it out for more than 4-5 hrs at a time. Have you got an appointment made to adjust it?
 
aimsx22

aimsx22

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Thank you, I’ll definitely give that a try! No I don’t, they didn’t mention any adjustments, they said that I’ll need to get a new partial denture once my gums have settled down? The same with my top one that I got a month ago, it’s really loose now so I have to use a lot of fixodent but they said I’ll need to buy new ones in afew months time? Thankyou for your help
 
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Immediate insertion dentures are basically educated guesswork, they almost always need at least one adjustment after fitting. I'd give them a call if it's still painful tomorrow.
 
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