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Three weeks ago I had 4 dental implant screws fitted with a

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Three weeks ago I had 4 dental implant screws fitted with a denture that goes on top on my lower jaw. After the 1st week it settled down however over the weekend i have felt some pain and discomfort from it .When i removed the denture one of the screws came away attached to the denture. the screw will go back in can it be re tightened by my dentist if i go back after the holiday.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
This is Dr. David

yes, if you go back to your dentist, they can place a new screw in to retighten the attachment.

until then be careful with your dentures.

you should definitely make an appointment to go back to see him after the holiday.

let me know if you have other questions.