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Fri, Aug 6, 2021 3:42 AM

Denture Issue.....teeth too long

So, I got my upper immediate denture yesterday and I don't like them. I feel like they make my smile all teeth, plus the two front teeth are so long whereas my original were wide and short. I feel like I look like a horse. I thought I'd be able to smile once I had this done, but it doesn't look like me.  My dentist isn't thrilled either. He wants me to get the permanent once my mouth heals. Help!

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Hopefully the look will improve once your gums start healing and shrinking which takes 6mths. The Denture will "move up" as your gums shrink and will show less teeth. When that starts happening you can have the top flange acrylic of the denture trimmed a little here and there.  Hang in there!

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