Dentures

Removable false teeth made of acrylic and/or metal. Also available in a softer material.

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denture materials

Which denture material is best?

Each type of denture has its own advantages and considerations. Please discuss with our team which one might suit your needs best.

Acrylic

Common type of denture made of a pink acrylic base similar to plastic

Chrome

Common type of denture made of a pink acrylic base similar to plastic

Valplast

Flexible denture base made of nylon material

Implant-supported dentures

A type of overdenture that replaces several teeth at once.

Why are dentures useful?

Customizable and adjustable: Dentures can be customized to match the shape, size, and color of your natural teeth, resulting in a seamless and natural-looking smile. Additionally, if changes occur in the mouth over time, dentures can be adjusted or relined to ensure a proper fit and optimal comfort.

  • Enhanced speech

    Missing teeth can affect speech clarity and pronunciation. Dentures help fill in the gaps, improving speech and restoring clear communication.

  • Improved appearance

    Dentures can enhance facial aesthetics by filling out the structure of the face and supporting the lips and cheeks. This can result in a more youthful and natural appearance.

  • Boosted self-confidence

    Missing teeth can have a significant impact on self-esteem and confidence. Dentures provide a complete smile, helping individuals feel more confident in social interactions and boosting their overall self-image.

  • Prevents further tooth loss

    When there are gaps in the mouth due to missing teeth, the remaining teeth may shift or tilt over time, leading to misalignment and potential tooth loss. Dentures help maintain the alignment of existing teeth, preventing further tooth loss and preserving oral health.

  • Easy maintenance

    Dentures are relatively easy to clean and maintain. Regular brushing and soaking in denture cleansers can keep them clean and free from bacteria. It is also important to maintain regular dental check-ups to ensure proper fit and function of the dentures.

  • Cost-effective solution

    Dentures are often a more affordable option compared to other tooth replacement options such as dental implants or bridges. They provide a cost-effective solution for individuals who need to replace multiple missing teeth.

  • Stability and Security

    Missing teeth can affect speech clarity and pronunciation. Dentures help fill in the gaps, improving speech and restoring clear communication.

  • Improved Chewing Efficiency

    Implants integrate with the jawbone, offering exceptional chewing force and stability. This allows you to enjoy a broader range of foods, including tougher and crunchy items.

  • Preservation of Bone

    Dental implants stimulate the jawbone just like natural tooth roots. This helps prevent bone loss and maintains your facial structure, reducing the risk of a sunken appearance that can occur with traditional dentures.

  • Enhanced Comfort

    Implant-supported dentures generally feel more comfortable and natural than traditional dentures. They don’t rely on the pressure on your gums for support, which can alleviate sore spots and irritation.

  • Improved Speech

    Implant-supported dentures are less likely to shift or slip while you speak, which can help you maintain clear speech patterns.

Advantages and disadvantages

Some factors to consider

Advantages

Restored Appearance

Dentures can improve your smile by filling in gaps left by missing teeth, which can boost your self-confidence and enhance your facial aesthetics.

Restored Functionality

Dentures enable you to chew and speak more effectively, allowing you to enjoy a wider variety of foods and communicate clearly.

Non-Invasive

Getting dentures does not require surgery or invasive procedures, which can be preferable for some patients who want a less complex treatment.

Affordability

Dentures are generally often more affordable than some other tooth replacement options

Quick Process

The process of getting dentures is usually quicker compared to some other tooth replacement options. Depending on the type of denture, you might have a new smile within a few weeks.

disadvantages

Adjustment Period

It takes time to adjust to wearing dentures. They might feel uncomfortable or bulky initially, and you may need to learn how to speak and eat with them.

Potential Discomfort

Dentures can sometimes cause sore spots, irritation, and discomfort as your mouth adapts to the new appliance.

Bone Resorption

Over time, wearing dentures can lead to bone loss in the jaw due to the lack of stimulation that natural teeth or dental implants provide. This can affect the fit of your dentures and alter your facial appearance.

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