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Considering having dentures by pulling teeth. Never taken care. Time taken to fix it?

I m considering having all of my teeth pulled out and having dentures at the age of 27 - I ve not taken care of my teeth and i m incredibly embarrassed by them so i guess i am guilty of wanting a quick fix . I don t know anything about this procedure and all i read about continually are people who spend thousands having repair work just to end up having this done anyway. I guess to summarize my query i d like a ball park figure of what it costs and how long it takes. Sorry if this seems abrupt i ve never even asked anybody about this before. Thanks in advance for any reply.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

aS you said,you are at the age of 27 now,usually at a younger age of this,dentures are not indicated.
You have not mentioned why you need to get dentures?are they mobile?

iF your teeth are extremely mobile,we can think of dentures after extracting entire teeth.
Or else,deep scaling and root planning is indicated.
Mobile teeth can be fixed using splinting with wires.
Take complete course of antibiotics.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Due to poor oral hygiene your teeth had become infected at a very young age , there is spread of infection to the surrounding gingiva leading to gingivitis , pockets and abscess formation .

There is no need to get embarrased , visit to the Dentist and get a checkup done .
Take an OPG x-ray of the tooth.
If the tooth can be saved , you can proceed with Root Canal treatment , followed by the placement of cap .

If the tooth is badly carious , loose in the mouth you can go for extraction , this can be replaced with fixed or a removable prosthesis .

Meanwhile maintain a good oral hygiene .

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Indu Thakur's  Response
hi, thnx for your query, your question is so abrupt. do you have carious teeth or any teeth which are mobile ? even though there are treatments for every problem. do not think extraction is final solution. please do consult dentist and get treated accordingly. hope this is help ful.
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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