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Sleep bruxism and full top dentures

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MagnetoWasRight

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I'm most likely going to need all of my top teeth removed. I'm fine with this, but I'm worried about how my teeth clenching will affect the fresh extractions.

I've been told you sleep with the dentures in at first. I'm worried the clenching at night will hurt the clots. Is this anything to be worried about?
 
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Not really no. The dentures will protect the clots for the first few days, kind of like a big sticking plaster :)
 
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Not really no. The dentures will protect the clots for the first few days, kind of like a big sticking plaster :)
Thank you, Gordon!

That's one less thing for me to worry about, now I just have to make the dreaded appointment.
 
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