I Am Considering Dentures

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 126 People

    Constant Pain

    when I was in high school about 24 years ago my teeth started to go bad I took 1 out here 1 out there and I thought the pain was gone but now im older my teeth hurt more then ever I got broke off ones and also ones that fillings fell out im in pain all the time should I get...
    christopher1971 christopher1971
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

    Three Days Post Extractions...

    Well, I did it!  Had seven upper teeth pulled (all that was left) and an immediate denture placement.   I do wish I had opted for being put to sleep for the extractions.  That was just awful!  All over now though, thank goodness.  I was able to finally have a decent...
    phyllisro phyllisro
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Apr 11, 2011

    Smile

    I have been thinking of dentures. I have always hated my teeth. I'm so tired of all the pains of teeth. Would it be worth it to keep fixing them or just get dentures? The cost of trying to fix them for a short period of time and still deal with the pain. Dentures I could finally...
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2013

    I Am Getting My Top Teeth Removed Tomorrow But Looking For Outside Support

    I am a mom of 4 and been looking for teeth removal for a while ...looking for support
    carasel carasel
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    With latest swiss technology everyone can get

    fixed teeth in 3 days without cut; no bone grafting ; no waiting This technique is specially for senior citizens ; diabetic patients; and patients with weak jaws; osteoporosis; blood pressure and difficulty in mouth opening NO MORE LOOSE DENTURES Now all patients can avoid...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2015

    In Need Of Dentures

    Don't know what to do, I'm in need of dentures. Currently unemployed. I don't have any teeth on top and very few on the bottom. Any suggestions or hope. Thanks
    hobesounder hobesounder
    56-60, M
    May 21, 2012

    I got sick a few years ago

    and the medicine i was on has ruined my beautiful smile, what was once a cute little smile with bunny teeth has now become the source of pain and embarrassment. In 13 days my now 26yr old mouth will have all 32 teeth removed and filled with a weird imposter made to look like...
    bridgemanhippie bridgemanhippie
    22-25, F
    Aug 2, 2015

    To Be Or Not To Be With Dentures

    I am one of the many people with dental problems. At this age I have very few remaining teeth both for sufficient chewing and good smile. So I am planning to have dentures (perhaps full upper and partial lower) put on but I am both ambiguous and hesitant because of the many bad...
    rbm111743 rbm111743
    70+, M
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2011

    How Did U Find The Right Dentist To Get Dentures

    I have read lots of horror stories about experiences getting dentures. I dont want that! How do you find people in your area that had good experience and know good dentist? I will have to get teeth pulled too and am really scared. I woek with kids and no way can i go without...
    Jan 30, 2013

    In Need Of Dentures

    I really have no other options at this point. I Have a plate at the top and all of My front bottom teeth are rotted out and chipped off. There is no saving them. This Has ruined my life to a degree I can't even explain. It sucks to be 29 and need dentures but I really don't have...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2013

    New Denturer User

    In seeing all of the comments posted on the problems of being a new denturer user, I'd like to share with you my positive experience. For many years, I've had very poor teeth. Discolored, major gaps and most of all pain. By early February of 2009, I made the decision to have...
    Conti Conti
    61-65, M
    5 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    29 And Thinking Of Dentures

    My first problem with my teeth started at 3 yrs old when my 4 front teeth had to be pulled due to hitting my mouth on the bathtub and them getting infected. My first root canal was at 8yrs old the infection had damaged my adult tooth before it had even dropped. I've had all back...
    Faythe44 Faythe44
    26-30
    5 Responses Jun 11, 2012

    Dentures

    HI, iAM 46. I, have dentures yes I,am a female I,went through the surgery and I,was so glad I,ever did it. I,love my teeth. It brings your self right back up to the start. People look at you diffrently. iF, any one would like to talk please do. Its no big deal I,love my beautiful...
    sweety4227 sweety4227
    46-50
    9 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    Got Immediate Dentures On Monday June 18th. Need Some Help..

    I got about 28 extractions and full uppers and lowers on monday, June 18th, I am on day 3 and completley miseralbe cannot eat a thing sore as all get out and swollen i just need some advice have to go back to work tomorrow and just know it will be awful. anyone have any advice...
    AmyZuber AmyZuber
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2012

    I Broke.

    I'm 53. I was told I needed to have full upper dentures over 15 years ago. This was right about the time my hormones crashed and I went into early menopause at the age of 35. The grief and self esteem issues, alongside a lifetime of being a depressive has been overwhelming. It's...
    talkingwoman talkingwoman
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

    So I talked to my dentist

    who informed me I need false teeth. Sucks I'm only 30 and need them. What are some options you've used?
    dontgitbit dontgitbit
    31-35, M
    Dec 4, 2015

    Mel's Story

    Hi everyone my name is melissa I'm 34 yrs old ,I'm from the dalton PA area,I'm very new to this and group,so please bare with me. Ok July 16 th I had 16 teeth extracted(how many teeth I had left) and both upper & lower immedient dentures placed. I suffered with my teeth...
    melcatpa melcatpa
    36-40, F
    Aug 1, 2013

    So I just went to the dentist not

    that long ago and was pretty much told my front teeth and a few other teeth that show as well as all my back teeth would have to be pulled so I just decided to get them all pulled and get dentures. Im worried about the extractions and the healing and how the dentures will fit...
    asears89 asears89
    26-30, F
    Apr 13

    It is hard to say if what I am feeling is

    normal based on my family history or that is something personal has nothing to do with my family. That will bring me to mention the profession of my father in particular who is the one behind my whole life decisions and story. I grew up to find my father working as a dental...
    Mic82 Mic82
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 12, 2015

    Best Thing I Have Done In Year

    after many years and a huge amount of money, in August this year it got an abbesses under a root canal, it was extremely painful to have drained, and the pain at that time was so bad, so I finally made the decision to have my upper teeth removed and have my new dentures in...
    lynnfrancis59 lynnfrancis59
    51-55
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2011

    Finally Can Eat Right With My Dentures

    I started the process of getting dentures about a year ago.It first took several months to have my old teeth extracted,getting them pulled wasn't to bad, the dentist was pretty generous with the Novocaine.when he put the top dentures in it was pretty manageable but when it came...
    joecat1962 joecat1962
    46-50, M
    Apr 7, 2012

    My Thoughts-- Day 6 Post-operation

    Hello Everyone, I am right now at day six of my having the teeth extraction. Due to this I am not yet able to give the “these are the best thing” information. Truth is, I am still in pain, but it is slowly getting better each day. I am 30 years old. My natural teeth were...
    FirstTimer80 FirstTimer80
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 4, 2011

    What Are the Pros and Cons?

    I am considering getting dentures and would like to hear from some people that have them.  I have poor teeth from a combination of poor genetics and poor hygiene.  About 15 years ago (when I was in my 30's) I had everything fixed up with root canals and crowns. ...
    mikebob mikebob
    46-50, M
    36 Responses Mar 24, 2008

    I Need Help!

    I'm 33 and being faced with getting dentures. In the past month I have had 3 teeth go bad on me I have 10 teeth on top a total of 6 are good but I'm on blood thinners an they have taken a toll on my teeth an I have a feeling my teeth are just going to get worse an worse because I...
    jelene jelene
    31-35
    1 Response Sep 23, 2012

    after the loss of my teeth I guess this is the

    next step to go but at 4k-5k for the 2 it is not cheap- yikes!
    ashorashe ashorashe
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

    With latest swiss technology everyone can get

    fixed teeth in 3 days without cut; no bone grafting ; no waiting This technique is specially for senior citizens ; diabetic patients; and patients with weak jaws Now all patients can avoid unnecessary sinus lift surgeries or bone grafting surgeries Trisa dental solutions Www...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani
    31-35, M
    Jul 22, 2015

    Need To Get Dentures Too

    I don't expect a lot of people to have gone through a full mouth extraction. Having to go through this procedure at 25 is a scary thought. I was told by my dentist that getting this procedure done at my young age will give me a good opportunity to heal faster. In addition my...
    QtieBaby QtieBaby
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

    Can Barely Function Since They Pulled A Tooth And Told Me I Need Dentures...omg...how Will I Ever Endure The Pain? I Have No Money So Must Settle For Low Cost/sub-par Public Health Clinic

    have been a single parent since divorce in '87...kids are grown...no money, no insurance, teeth just hanging in there. Have endured many toothaches that I treated naturally with clove oil, tea bags, etc. 3 weeks ago was slammed to the floor with the most pain I could ever...
    Gus1030 Gus1030
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

    Denture Question

    Hi everyone. Wirhin the next several months I'll be having all my upper teeth removed, and replaced with a denture. The lower only needs a partial. How much of a difficulty factor is involved with having dentures? Does everyone out there feel ok or comfortable with having false...
    Gaspari Gaspari
    66-70, M
    1 Response Apr 24, 2013

    From no teeth to fixed teeth in 3 days.

    . Swiss technology requires no cut for placement of dental implants; no artifical bone grafting no sinus lifts and multiple surgeries The entire surgery for all teeth takes approximately 90 minutes under anesthesia and is pain free. This technology is possible even in...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani
    31-35, M
    Aug 3, 2015

    With latest swiss technology everyone can get

    fixed teeth in 3 days without cut; no bone grafting ; no waiting This technique is specially for senior citizens ; diabetic patients; and patients with weak jaws Now all patients can avoid unnecessary sinus lift surgeries or bone grafting surgeries Trisa dental solutions Www...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani
    31-35, M
    Jul 21, 2015

    Brand New Dentures Today!

    I finally got my new uppers today after years of pain, fractured teeth and hiding my smile.  In fact, I'm still numb.  I had my uppers pulled today and the new dentures immediately placed.  I hear people get used to them, but I'm in a bit of a panic.  If I talk for more than...
    Baglady85 Baglady85
    51-55
    5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    I don't have the perfect back teeth.

    matter of fact 5 of them need to get removed. I'm starting to think maybe I should just have them all removed. I'm tired of not being able to eat what I want to or worrying about if I got something stuck in a cavity or open tooth. I dream of the day I can just get dental...
    thecenobites thecenobites
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    e-Mail A Blessing For Americans?

    Is the e-mail a blessing for Americans? The e-mail in this country has become so common among computer system (PC) owners or users that it (the e-mail) has been taken for granted. Let us face it, we use the e-mail to send just about any message without concern about cost or price...
    rbm111743 rbm111743
    70+, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2011

    I Am 18 And Happy With My Full Dentures

    I am 18 and have been concidering dentures for years and years. I have a friend and she has never got teeth because of genetics. We have been friends since early childhood and she got her first set at 7 when she started school. Since then I have been sure I would have dentures...
    monikah1993 monikah1993
    18-21
    13 Responses May 19, 2011

    Embarassed

    I have a partial denture and feel self conscious about it, I'd love to meet a woman with a denture or partial so I wouldn't feel this way.
    Ipullem Ipullem
    56-60
    1 Response Apr 28, 2012

    Terrified About Dentures

    Hello, I'm sadly 22, and I am already considering dentures. I have not been able to afford dental care since I was around 16. Due to these events my teeth are hurting. I cannot sleep, and I cannot afford any care. My only option I feel is to rip my entire top mouth out and no...
    Iarlaith Iarlaith
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

    Should I Get Dentures?

    I'M 50 YR OLD WOMAN , WITH A BAD SET OF TEETH, PARTIALS ARE EXPENSIVE AND I DON'T HAVE DENTAL INSURANCE. I HAVE REGULAR INSURANCE FOR LOW INCOME PPL. I'M AFRAID OF LOOSING MY TEETH EVEN DO I JUST HAVE 19 LEFT AND MY GUMS ARE SHRINKING,  I HAVE READ MANY STORIES BUT STILL NOT...
    dulcepiragua dulcepiragua
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Mar 9, 2012
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