I am 3 weeks post op the placement of 6 upper implants, 4 lower. Is it normal to feel some loosening of my temp "teeth" now?
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As your gum tissue heals there will be a space between your gums and the temporary teeth. This occurs because everything is healing . Perfectly normal sequence of events
You will be thrilled once this procedure is completed
Best of luck
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Hi, thank you for your question. I understand your concern regarding your gum tissue adaptation to the provisional that was provided to you at time of surgery. It is normal for the swelling to subside within a week or two after the treatment. When this happens, you will see a bit of a gap between the provisional and your gums. This is normal. You should start the use of toothbrush and the water pik to keep the area under the provisional clean. The one important sign to continue to monitor is if the prosthesis itself becomes lose. If you can move your prosthesis with your fingers, then this has to be corrected asap. Other than that, you are experiencing normal healing. Good luck!
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