Tooth loss can occur for a variety of reasons, including advanced gum disease, decay or trauma caused by an accident. Dentures offer an effective solution to replace teeth that have been lost.
A denture can be made of acrylic or metal, usually cobalt chrome.
Dentures are made to match your original teeth so they look totally natural. Besides helping you regain a confident smile, they also help you enjoy a varied, healthy diet without compromising on the types of food you eat. They also provided an added bonus of supporting the facial structure creating an attractive, younger appearance.
Dentures are usually removable and are taken out for cleaning and to aid oral hygiene. A full denture can replace all of the teeth in either the lower or upper jaw. A partial acrylic denture is kept in with metal clasps or attachments that fix it to your own teeth. Implant supported dentures. Our practice is able to refer you to a specialist who can provide you with implant supported dentures.
You will need to clean them regularly to maintain oral hygiene and they should be removed at night and soaked in a denture solution.
Choosing the right denture is an important decision. You can discover the right one for you by talking to your dentist who will be happy to offer advice on the range available.Back to General Dentistry