As well as crown and bridge work, we also have an in-lab Prosthodontics department providing dentures.
A denture is a removable prosthesis that can replace one or more missing teeth, restoring your smile and your ability to eat certain foods. In addition to making eating easier, dentures will help you talk clearly and when multiple teeth are missing provides valuable support for your facial muscles and structures. They are held in place via suction or dental adhesive and can be easily taken out for cleaning and are best removed at night to give the gum tissues a chance to recover.
They consist of denture teeth that are normally made from hardwearing plastic, but which may also be made from high quality ceramic. The teeth are supported by a base of gum coloured acrylic. Modern denture teeth can closely resemble natural teeth and are available in a huge variety of shapes, sizes and colours. The gum coloured acrylic also comes in a number of different colours to create a more natural appearance.
- Improved appearance: Dentures can help increase self-confidence and self-esteem, replacing missing teeth or teeth that may have been worn or decayed, while providing the correct support for the cheeks and lips.
- Improved ability to eat and speak: Properly made dentures can help improve speech and enable patients to comfortably eat a greater variety of foods.
- Affordability: Dentures tend to be the most affordable solution for replacing missing teeth and treatment is the least invasive option.