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Partial upper front dentures hurting like hell!



Junior member
Jul 11, 2017
I have had a top front partial denture fitted to replace three teeth formerly on a bridge. I was in great fear about the procedure which was necessary as bridge was loose and one tooth fractured plus infection in other . All roots have now been extracted but dentist hasn't given me any thing to deal with the infection and says no need! Additionally the acrylic plate comes down behind the adjoining teeth , thus moving every time I speak, swallow or eat . Eating is impossible actually because the wire clasps go underneath my adjoining teeth before going around and so my bite is compromised, and it hurts if I press hard enough to get the teeth to meet in order to bite ! Dentist says these immediate dentures must remain in place for three months but I'm at my wits end and don't think I can survive that long, although clearly I don't want to go around with a gap of three teeth in the middle front! Surely the clasps are misplaced? Advice needed badly . ( lost original teeth aged 11 after a nasty fall)


Well-known member
Verified dentist
Jul 19, 2009
Miami, Fl
Sounds like it needs adjusting