Partial dentures

by Tina
(Belfast )

Nightmare !!! I cannot talk properly and as they are made of plastic they cover what feels like my full palette.I can't eat or wear them for very long without feeling like I am going to's only day 3 and I can't bear to put it on.its am looking into implants but the cost is so expensive.but I have to do something I am a 43 year old girl who smiles a lot. My confidence has taken such a knock.I have cried and cried.

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Sep 16, 2016
by: Dr. Gary

Some people adapt nicely to partials, some people do not (as written above). Partials can be designed to minimize the coverage over the palate, as that does make it difficult to get used to, especially regarding eating and speaking.

Maybe the dentist can make a new one with a different design?

Implants or other fixed restorations are generally more comfortable, but they are at a much higher cost.

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