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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Deture Options

03/30/2006

Question:

I currently have a "piece" attached to two teeth (18 years ago) It is coming loose and I now need to have an upper denture made. I only have one one molar and the two filed teeth holding the "piece". I work two jobs and cannot be out of work for more than a week. Is it possible to have the teeth removed and a denture made in that time and if so, where in the area of Mays Landing, New Jersey is a good dentist to do this. Thank you.

Answer:

I would look for a prosthodontist in your area for an evaluation. (See links below.)  It is my experience that making the denture should take about 5 visits, each about 1 hour; usually spread out over several weeks. You should not need to miss a week of work.

Related Resources:

American Dental Association
Find a Prosthodontist

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Response by:

Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University