Dentures

Missing one or several teeth? There's no need to feel embarrassed.

Dentures, otherwise known as false teeth or plates are a great way to replace missing teeth so you can have a natural smile again.

Dentures at Northcote Dental

Dentures at Northcote Dental

What are Dentures?

Dentures are a form of prosthetic device used to replace missing teeth and surrounding oral tissue. Modern dentures can be either removable or permanent forms over implants and can replace individual or a full mouth of teeth. Properly fitted dentures are nearly indistinguishable from your real teeth, making them an excellent option for patients who are missing teeth.

Some Frequently Asked Questions on Dentures

  • Complete Dentures: Complete dentures are created to replace a full jaw of teeth. They can be made after the teeth have been lost of removed (known as conventional dentures) or prior to removing teeth (immediate dentures).
  • Partial Dentures: Partial dentures are a great way to restore your smile when you have some natural teeth missing but also some healthy teeth remaining. They are removable dentures held together by a bridge or wire and used to replace one or more missing teeth. Partial dentures can be made from different materials (acrylic, flexible or metal). Your dentist will go through with you what the pros and cons are for these materials and suggest the best option for you.
  • Denture Adjustments And Relines: If your dentures are worn, discoloured, broken, uncomfortable or loose, then you may need adjustments to help improve the comfort of your dentures. Denture adjustments or relines are simple procedures and can be done on the day of your visit or within only a few days.

At Northcote Dental we offer all the above types of dentures so just talk to our dentists to see what is the best option for you.

Losing teeth can affect your life in many ways. From changing your appearance, to hindering your ability speak clearly, to preventing your from enjoying a nice meal. Dentures help to restore these functions back. They enhance your appearance by giving you a healthy and radiant smile so you regain your confidence and improve your quality of life.

This depends on the type of denture you are going to get. After a tooth is removed, the gums and bone will undergo a process of shrinkage. To get the best fit for your denture, we recommend a waiting period of 3 months if possible. However, at Northcote Dental we understand that waiting 3 months can be too long especially if it is a front tooth. Our dentists will be able to come up with a good plan to ensure you have a good fit for your denture but also restore your smile as timely as possible.

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