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Help! My jaw is shrinking.

I’ve been wearing dentures for a number of years now, but it seems like the older I get, the smaller my jaw gets.  I am worried that with my jaw shrinking I won’t be able to wear my dentures anymore.  Is there anything I can do? Do I just need to get smaller dentures? Leslie K. – Missouri Leslie, You could get new dentures, but eventually they won’t stay in […]

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and image of dentures side by side to a dental implant

Can I get dental implants if I can’t wear dentures any more?

My dentures haven’t fit properly for several months. Now I can’t even keep them in.  Is it possible for me to get dental implants? Marie C. – Biloxi, MS Marie, I suspect your dentures no longer fit because you’ve loss too much jawbone.  That is a result of having dentures for so long. Dental implants protect your bone structure. If that is the case, it is still possible for you […]

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