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70 Points

Thu, Oct 29, 2020 2:07 PM

Unable to get dentures back in

I had a top denture made and am really struggling to get it back in. The pain is absolutely horrendous. My dentist said I have to give it time but I have to push so hard to get them in I end up crying. They are extremely tight around the back of the gums should I get them altered? Any recommendations would be gratefully received. I always said I would never be seen without teeth but at the moment this is a more favourable option


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338 Points

a month ago

I had a similar issue after my extractions. I gave my gums a rest for a few days because of swelling and was finally able to get them in, with numbing my gums first because of the pain. I called and got an adjustment appointment and they feel much better now.