New Dentures

If you are considering having a new set of dentures your first step is to book an appointment with us for a free consultation. We will discuss the options available to you taking into consideration your personal views and your dental history.

We have a wide range of teeth available from which you can choose. You may also choose the material that you would like your dentures made from and whether you would like to include any optional extras.

If you decide to go ahead with new dentures you will require the following appointments with us:

  • First Impression – We will take our first impressions and confirm in writing for you what has been agreed and the total cost.
  • Bite – Your second visit will usually involve making a wax bite and a more detailed secondary impression may be taken.
  • Wax tryin – This stage is very important as it is a wax replica of your finished denture. You will be able to see how your new teeth will look. If you wish to change the shape, colour or position of the teeth then you should let us know at this stage before the denture is finished.
  • Fitting your new dentures – Your dentures will be fitted, and their comfort, function and aesthetics will be checked. We will then book you in for a check up so that any other adjustments can be made if necessary.

Types of Teeth

  • New Ace – these are our basic  set of teeth they offer good value for money and are available in a range of colours and shapes.
  • Natura – these are harder than the New Ace teeth and offer a greater range of colour and shape.
  • Crown – these are ideal mid-range teeth offering good wear resistance and a wider variety of colour and shape.
  • Ivoclar  – these teeth have an excellent reputation for durability and a very natural look.   They are made by a long established company and have  excellent wear and aesthetic qualities.
  • Swiss denture – uses teeth made of a composite material. These superb teeth are ideally used in conjunction with our specialist manufacturing techniques for an excellent fitting denture and an outstanding natural look.

Materials

  • Acrylic – we offer standard acrylic or a superior High Impact Acrylic.
  • Chrome cobalt – we use Vitallium alloy. These are less bulky and much stronger than acrylic dentures.
  • Titanium alloy – these are stronger and much lighter than chrome castings.
  • Nylon flexible dentures  – light flexible partial dentures usually preferred by those who have allergies to acrylic or metal.

Optional extras

  • High Impact Acrylic – A stronger type of acrylic to minimize the risk of breaking the denture.
  • Clear or tooth coloured clasps – For a less visible attachment to your existing teeth.
  • Gold clasps – Preferred by some patients for cosmetic reasons.
  • Soft Lining – For additional comfort.
  • Tissue colouring and contouring – A process used to make the acrylic mimic natural gum colouring and shape.
  • Anatomical Articulation – To ensure better function when chewing.

 

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