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Dentures

Have confidence in your teeth

If you’re wearing dentures, that should be our secret

There is no substitute for your own teeth for both appearance and function and making dentures that perform as well as natural teeth is one of the most difficult challenges of modern dentistry.

 

Taking time to get the best result

It is true to say that good dentures can improve your quality of life. At Littleborough Dental Practice we aim to surpass your expectations, making sure you have an attractive appearance and can eat comfortably.

Providing the dentures to restore your mouth takes place over a number of appointments, depending on how many teeth need replacing. Initially we take accurate measurements and recordings of your mouth so that we can create the denture in wax. This allows us to check all the essentials and you (and your family if you wish) can see them in your mouth and amend or approve them until everyone is happy. Once the wax has been converted into the plastic it is difficult to make amendments so we like to spend our time in the preparation stages to ensure our patient will be happy with the finished result.

Dental Implants to help to stabilise loose dentures

If you have problems with existing loose dentures, dental implants can provide an anchor to help

reduce movement and make them feel more comfortable, secure and effective.

Flexible dentures

A guide to Flexible Dentures

Partial dentures help patients with missing teeth to restore their appearance  and ability to speak and chew adequately. They also help to maintain oral health by preventing extra stress on jaw joints.

However some people have found them uncomfortable and the metal claps needed to retain

larger dental plates could be unsightly.

 

Flexible base material for partial dentures made from nylon resin which has

many advantages:

  • Strong, lightweight and matches natural teeth and gums.

  • More comfortable as it can adapt to the shape and movement of your mouth.

  • The base is flexible so it is more comfortable to put in and take out.

  • Snaps securely and comfortably into place around existing teeth.

  • The flexible denture can match the movement of your mouth during speaking, eating, yawning etc.

  • Denture can be made this as plastic is strongest.

  • The very thin plastic can allow natural gum tissue to show through so it blends in.

  • No metal claps that might show.

  • No need to adapt natural teeth to make room for clasps

If you are interested in Dentures please contact us direct so we can give you the expert advice needed to make the right decision.