Dental Dentures in Dorking, Surrey

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Dentures

These come in many different forms and tend to be used nowadays as a last resort. If you do need dentures it is important they fit correctly so as to avoid sore spots. After a while you will find that your gums shrink and the dentures wear. It is important to attend regular check ups so that Neggin, Dipesh and Yohan can assess whether your dentures need re-lining or adjusting.

Replacing lost or missing teeth has substantial benefits for your health and appearance. A complete or full denture replaces the natural teeth and provides support for cheeks and lips. Without this support, sagging facial muscles can make a person appear older and reduce their ability to eat and speak.

Dental Denture

A dental denture is an appliance which is worn to replace lost or missing teeth to enable you to enjoy a healthy diet and smile with confidence. A complete or full denture is one that replaces all of the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaws. A partial denture fills in the spaces created by lost or missing teeth and is attached to your natural teeth with metal clasps or devices called precision attachments.

The base of a denture is called a plate and can be made of either acrylic (plastic) or metal. The teeth are normally made of acrylic and can be made to match your natural teeth. This is especially important in the case of partial dentures.

Denture Stabilisation

Nowadays there’s no reason for you not to smile and eat with confidence even if you have dentures. Here at Dorking Dental Centre, we are able to offer dentures with implant retainers. These 2 or 3 implants that sit in the jaw that your denture clips into. No more sloppy dentures which constantly need fixing with adhesive.

A number of Implants may be used to secure a lower denture. A hole is made in the jaw bone for each Implant. The Implant is positioned and a Healing Cap applied. The gum is replaced while the bone recovers. Access to the Implant is made and the second part of the Implant is attached. The bars are attached and tiny magnets in the denture then keep it securely in place.