Essix + Dental Implants

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When Can I Wear my Essix Retainer After Bone Graft/dental Implant Placement?

My dentist advised against wearing my flipper for a week after bone graft/dental implant surgery. When can I wear my essix retainer? Can I have one... READ MORE

When Should You Use an Essix Retainer for Missing Teeth?

I had lost two molars, one on each side, years ago and my dentist at the time put a spacer in. Ten years later it breaks. My new dentist try to... READ MORE

How comfortable or uncomfortable are the essix retainers for a temporary bridge?

UI need to use one for about 12 weeks for an anterior tooth that needs to be extracted and then an implant. They don't look comfortable to use all day... READ MORE

Getting front tooth pulled and prepped for implant - can I get a Maryland bridge instead of a flipper?

I am planning to get one of my front teeth extracted and replaced with an implant. The oral surgeon told me that I would need to get either a flipper... READ MORE

Can I eat with an essix appliance?

Having my two front teeth removed due to resorption and having a bone graft done, then fitted with an essix appliance for a few months while I heal.... READ MORE

What is the range of cost for an essix retainer?

I have a flipper for my implants (two, upper left, #11 and 12) but it cut into the gum. DDS put in posts today, recommended an essix retainer or using... READ MORE

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