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I had all my Teeth pulled.

I have severe Osteoporosis and also have lost my teeth both because I have been on a anticonvulsant (seizure medicine) all my life. When they pulled my Teeth prices of my Jaw broke and also my Teeth. My Gums don't touch and are deformed. I also have 2 small mandibular Tori. Will my dentures fit or am I toothless for the rest of my life. Age 62.
Toothlessmen · 56-60, M
You will not be toothless for the rest of your life unless you want to be. You will receive dentures when your gums have healed. Nobody will notice that they are not your real teeth and you will be able to eat everything again.
Corsair · 80-89, M
You can probably get dentures and learn to eat with them, talk with them, and live a normal life. You may have to have the tori removed, in order to get a lower denture to fit. Even with your deformed gums, a dentist who specializes in dentures, or a prosthodontist, who also specializes in maxillofacial reconstruction, can probably make you dentures that fit and are functional as well as natural looking. It will take some effort on your part to get used to the dentures, but you seem to be motivated to not be toothless for the rest of your life.

If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Corsair · 80-89, M
@Corsair You may also want to consider getting an upper denture first and a lower later. Many people who have both upper and lower dentures don't wear the lower, for various reasons. Having the upper will give you a nice smile and give you confidence in being with people, as well as helping you to speak more clearly. That might be a good option to consider, because being without lower teeth isn't as noticeable as being without upper teeth.
ravenhill · 46-50, M
yikes! sorry to hear that.

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