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Dentures & Repairs

Who doesn’t want to look young forever? A smile with healthy teeth is the vision of all individuals. Dentures are designed to replace the missing teeth in your mouth. It can be removed any time according to your comfort. These are made of acrylic resin or any other metal can also be used. It improves the chewing ability and also helps in speech. Also it gives support to the facial muscles as with the missing teeth the aesthetics of the face suffers.

It is a little long procedure as it requires five to six appointments and almost a month to fix the denture in your mouth. The procedure involves various steps.

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Firstly, the preliminary diagnosis is being done to determine the jaw position. After this a trial of fixing the denture in your mouth will be done to assure the size, colour and shape of the denture. Finally, the denture is placed in its position. In case of any alterations, you may require follow up visits to get your denture fixed properly and comfortably.

There are three kinds of dentures:

  • Full dentures: If all your teeth are missing, then full dentures are needed.
  • Partial dentures: if you only have a few missing teeth, then you may require partial dentures to fill up the gaps where your teeth used to be so that other teeth do not shift or change their positions. These can be worn on the upper or the lower jaw or both.
  • Overdentures are the replacements of the teeth using dental implants. This can be done in both the cases whether you go for complete or partial dentures. Overdentures can be fixed or removable.

Denture fabrication requires a few steps and therefore may take a bit of time before a definitive denture is fitted in your mouth. Firstly, preliminary diagnosis is being done to determine the jaw position. After this a trial of fixing the denture in your mouth will be done to assure the size, colour and shape of the denture. Finally, the denture is placed in its position. In case of any alterations, you may require follow up visits to get your denture fixed properly and comfortably.

Denture repairs can be done onsite, in case you face any problem. If you have any discomfort from your new or existing dentures or have noticed a defect remember our Maroubra dentist team is here to help!

As one of the few dental clinics in Maroubra that offer complete dental services, our team is qualified and equipped to assist you with all your denture needs. Simply speak to us today to find out more.