My long nightmare/story!

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Birmanclaws

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What does your dentist say? Did he/she check your bite? New crowns always feel a bit strange; I guess a whole new mouthful of teeth take a bit of getting used to. They look good. Well done on getting through the process.
 
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tazey

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For real? they look awful they are 2/3 times bigger than they should be for my tiny mouth. They are not crowns they are plastic temps+will be coming out later as insisted as I still can't eat/drink/talk they are suffocating me.its taken all morning to speak to anyone+had no sleep.
 
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They do look a little big. Did the dentist say what their thoughts were or did they just say try them out and see what you think? Do you feel comfortable telling the dentist exactly what is wrong while they are in your mouth?
 
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tazey

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They are out now thank god,the numbing took ages to go+slight pain on right side still, can't decide if that's from the plastic being jammed in for the last 24hrs or him poking around etc (was extremely painful at one point was literally jumping out the chair). I did say last time they were too big I know at some point you have to get used to something being there just didn't know they'd cause me 24hrs of grief.
 
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I would imagine that after 8? years of not having teeth, anything would feel weird and painful for a while. I can’t imagine how that would be. I had only two lower molars out for eight months and when the implant crowns were put in at the same time, it felt so wrong and huge in my mouth. They hurt for a while, too…pinching the gums and caused a feeling of pressure. It took a year for me to finally feel like they belong. Even after they stopped hurting, it felt odd. I just had my lower first molar implant crown put in on the other side and it felt huge as well but when I look in the mirror, it looks normal.

I do know that when my upper front implant was placed, it stretched the gums to the point where they were white and very tight and uncomfortable. It was quite painful for about 24 hours until they loosened up. I imagine with yours having all the gums stretched it would be very painful.

Did they say they could make them smaller? With my front implant crown, I was not happy at all with the first one, but the dentist seemed fine with it. It was only after I brought up that it was the wrong shape and color that he agreed with me and we got it changed out. You might have to be more forceful. I struggle with that and it was hard for me.
 
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tazey

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Yeah I noticed once home that my upper right gum was white I think its gone back to pink now,well my dentist phoned this morning to see how I was+wants to see me next so for an X-Ray (not sure if anything else). The other dentist was a bit concerned that there was so much pain near the back upper one it seemed fine 4wks ago but like I say could just have been irritated+will find out next so I guess. I've also got doctors next wk its just never ending just wish I could go somewhere nice for a change before the weather gets completely cold+miserable.
 
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tazey

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Appointment number 8 (out of 6) is next week not really sure what's going on now as we've gone over the 6 appointments, he said he would make them smaller+reduce the plastic on roof,not quite sure how that will help if its still there. 🙄 Im on a few implant forums+I just don't understand how everyone else has such nice looking temps+they don't look plastic.
 
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tazey

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So yesterday went all the way to my appointment only to be told my dentist wasn't in that day+the appointment had been cancelled, they said they'd left a voicemail but clearly we hadn't got it or we wouldn't have trekked there. What's worse is they can't fit me in now till December may not seem long to some but like I've said its forever when you've got nothing to do all day everyday, there's me thinking it may have actually ended by xmas. 😒
 
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tazey

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Pretty bad seeing as we paid half the full amount the other week+so far got nothing to show for it ,plus don't want something fitted right on xmas because if there's any problems they'll be shut (and won't be able to eat).
 
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