Tooth extraction

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Okay guys, I have had a 5 tooth extraction a week ago tomorrow. I had 4 from the front pulled and one on the bottom left side. I already have my partial put in literally after the procedure. But the two teeth that it is connected to are really sore. Is there anything that can help with the soreness? Because I have on a soup diet since the procedure. Because it hurts to chew Believe me im ready to eat normal food. Since then I have lost 12 pounds. I was between 110-115 lbs before. Now I'm down to 96lbs. Trust me that's not good for someone is 23 years of age and is 5'2. How long does it take for the extraction site to close up? Not being able to eat and drink what I want is making me very very irritated.

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    Can you chew from the side where the teeth are fine ? 
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      Rocky, the partial is for the front. I had the front teeth removed last Thursday. I'm suppose to take it out at night. I took it out Friday night. It was so painful putting it back in the next morning. It very painful to the point the to where I was in tears just putting it back in. I look very unhealthy. People at my job has noticed my weight loss.

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      Shyann, it may be that you need to brave it out with missing front teeth till the sockets have healed sufficiently for you to be able to put the denture in. If it's unbearably painful you should ask your dentist about it. If you've been told to take it out at night you must do this. Leaving it in overnight could cause additional problems. This won't go on for ever. The sockets will eventually heal and you'll have a good-looking, painfree mouth again.

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    This is quite normal after the procedure you've had. Can you ask your dentist whether it would be OK to remove the partial denture for short periods?

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      Lilly, the partial is for the front. I had the front teeth removed last Thursday. I'm suppose to take it out at night. I took it out Friday night. It was so painful putting it back in the next morning. It very painful to the point the to where I was in tears just putting it back in. I look very unhealthy. People at my job has noticed my weight loss.

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      Re-posting my earlier post, just in case you didn't see it:

      Shyann, it may be that you need to brave it out with missing front teeth till the sockets have healed sufficiently for you to be able to put the denture in. If it's unbearably painful you should ask your dentist about it. If you've been told to take it out at night you must do this. Leaving it in overnight could cause additional problems. This won't go on for ever. The sockets will eventually heal and you'll have a good-looking, painfree mouth again.

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      Well, there aren't an infinite number of solutions. If you don't want to take pain pills you need to speak to your dentist again. I honestly think your only options are to keep the denture in during the day and put up with the pain or go toothless for another week or so - maybe only a couple of days - till you can bear putting the denture in again.

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    Actually the worst thing you can do is to leave it out during the day and night because very quickly the teeth will shift and the bridge will not fit at all. What you need to do is go see your dentist and tell him it does not fit you. He made a mistake when he did the mold and had it made and it is his problem. He is going to argue with you and not going to want to pay for another but you've got to stand your ground.

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