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Denture Problems

What are dentures?

Dentures, otherwise known as false teeth, are a type of prosthetic devices that are used to replace missing or bad teeth. The dentures are normally supported by soft and hard tissues of the person’s oral cavity. There are many types of dentures. Conventional dentures are able to be removed, while others are rely on bonding or clasping onto other teeth that are called dental implants. Continue to read below to find thousands of Expert answers relating to the many different denture problems.

If an individual has dentures and is recently have issues such as tingling in their finger, hand and lips also becoming dizzy, could this be a sign of early zinc poisoning from products that have used for their dentures?

When a person uses adhesive medicine for their dentures and they use the proper dosage, then there is less of a chance of them getting zinc poisoning in a short amount of time, since the poisoning general would take years upon years to show signs. If the person is suffering from the symptoms, then they may be having issues with other health problems and not problems associated with the dentures at all and would need to see their regular doctor to find out the causes.

How much does a full mouth extraction and dentures cost and would a foreign country be a good option to save money?

According to a recent dental survey done in the US, in most cases the cost of dentures is between $1300 and $1600 for a single set and $2600 and $3200 for a set of two. The cost of the extraction of the person’s teeth would also depend on where they go to have it done as well as the experience of the dentist. If the person is considering going to another country, then they would need to consider of the dentist is trust worthy as well as well known. If the person is looking to save money, then they may want to consider looking into dental schools or financing.

If a person has dentures and notices a very painful spot on their gums that has a white sore on it, could this be a sign of gum cancer?

If the person has not had their dentures very long, then they may develop a sore spot or several sore spots on their gums and may have to have the dentures readjusted. If the person has had the dentures for a while, then there may be an issue with the bone shrinking and the dentures not fitting like they should and would need to be readjusted to fit the shrinkage in the mouth. The person would need to go see their dentist to evaluate the white spot. In most cases, when a person has gum cancer, it will show up in the bottom of their mouth. The person would generally need to have it looked at, but in most cases the sore spots and white spots may be caused by the dentures.

How can a person clean black spots off of their dentures at home when they have tried all kinds of denture cleaners?

In most cases the person can use strait white distilled vinegar and soak their dentures overnight for a full 8 hours. When the person takes the dentures out of the vinegar, they need to be rinsed off and then brush the stained areas with a stiff brush. If the vinegar does not work, then the person can use chlorine bleach using it diluted one part bleach to three parts water. Leave the dentures in the bleach mix for 8 hours and then rinse them off and brush the stained parts. If these two home remedies do not work, then the person would need to take their dentures to a dentist to have them looked at and cleaned.

When a person has dentures or they need to get dentures, then they may have questions about the cost of dentures, the care of the dentures, the fitting of the dentures, or the steps to get dentures. When these questions about dentures arise, then the person would need to seek the answers from an Expert.
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