toothy problems

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by tuba jim, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. tuba jim

    tuba jim New Member

    looking for some advice . been playing for a long time now and my teeth especially the front top teeth are going and i wondered if anybody out there had tried implants and if they were a good idea for brass players. do they vibrate ,do they come loose with playing.
  2. x Merc x

    x Merc x New Member

    i have false teeth and play tuba, they are fine if you find the right adhesive.

    good look tuba playing jim
  3. bell buffer

    bell buffer New Member

    i know exactly what your problem is. I have my own shop in surrey selling instruments and brass related items, and to your luck i sell plastic teeth covers which you can wear with or without teeth to protect teeth and gums, and also your mouth piece !

    drop me a hollar if you want more info !
  4. sooooper sop

    sooooper sop Member

    Shepshed Leicestershire
    One of my front teeth is an implant and I don't suffer any problems at all with it. The cost was a bit steep at £450 and the operation involved what seemed to be a 6 foot steel rod being cemented into my jaw took about 3 hours and wasn't very pleasent, but I think it was worth it in the end :biggrin: so good luck if you decide to go ahead.
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