Dentures are removable false teeth that come with a host of benefits, including helping to improve how you eat and speak, as well as boosting your confidence by restoring your smile. They can also enhance facial shape, especially around the lips and in the cheek area. We offer both partial dentures for a few missing teeth or full dentures to replace a whole set of teeth on the upper or lower jaw.
They are usually made from acrylic, or a combination of acrylic and metal, and modern materials mean that partial dentures will blend in beautifully with existing teeth and complete dentures can pass for the real thing.
- Natural-looking appearance
- Can enhance facial shape
- Can improve eating and speaking ability
- An effective and affordable way to restore your smile
Step 1 – Following a comprehensive consultation, impressions of your mouth will be taken so a wax model can be produced and checked for fit, bite and comfort.
Step 2 – A final set of dentures will be manufactured in a laboratory and, when ready, you will be invited in for a fitting.
Step 3 – If you are having complete dentures, these will be fitted in the top or bottom of your mouth. This complete denture will consist of a gum coloured arch with a set of prosthetic teeth attached. Partial dentures will be used if you only have one or a few missing teeth and may be held in place with metal hooks attached to existing teeth.
Step 4 – When you have tried out your dentures for a week or so, you will be invited back for a review appointment to check they still fit properly and remain fully functional.
We can secure your full dentures with implants for the ultimate eating and speaking experience. This can be achieved with 2 to 4 implants.
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Dentures are designed to be hardwearing but they will last longer if you treat them with care. Dentures should be removed before you go to bed so your gums can have a rest, but they must be stored in water or denture fluid as they could lose their shape if allowed to dry out.
We recommend regular appointments with your dentist to check for any wear and tear on your dentures and monitor any changes in your mouth. Some routine maintenance may be due to wear and gradual changes to the mouth over time.