Services We Offer:
Offering a wide range of doctor and clinics services:
IPS Emax Veneers
PFM Crown & Bridge
Porcelain Fused Zirconia
Full Contour Zirconia
Flexible ThermoSens Denture
Denture Care Products & Equipments
Dentures are removable appliances that are fitted for patients where some or all of their natural teeth are missing. There are many differing types of dentures suitable for patients depending on their own dental health. An impression of your mouth is taken at the first visit and measurements are taken at this stage. Dentures are usually made over a few of visits with our dental laboratory.
Partial Dentures: These are fitted where a patient has a number of teeth missing and the denture is fitted around the remaining teeth. A number of different materials can be used to make partial dentures including acrylic(plastic) or chrome cobalt(metal).
Full Dentures: These are fitted where a patient has no natural teeth. These dentures are usually made from acrylic(plastic).
Immediate Dentures: These dentures are suited to patients who have just had teeth removed and do not want to be without teeth for any time, and the denture is fitted immediately on the day of the extractions. An impression of your mouth is taken at the initial visit and the denture is fitted on the day of extractions. Some time after the denture is fitted, the gums naturally shrink and the dentures may become loose. Your immediate dentures may require relining (adjusting) or replacement after a few weeks or months.
Flexible dentures, sometimes called soft dentures, offer a solution to the pain and discomfort caused by the rubbing of hard acrylic against the soft tissue of your gums. They do not appear soft, and are called this only because it is the inner lining that is soft. Standard dentures can be adjusted to have a softer, flexible lining. Their inner coating of soft dentures is made of flexible resin that is non-porous so that bacteria cannot thrive on them. This resin is longer lasting than normal dentures.
Instead of being held in place with small metal clips they attach to your mouth by hooking into the undercut of the gum ridge. It is the flexible resin part of the denture that hooks into the undercut of the gum ridge reducing the friction between your gums and the hard base of the denture. By hooking into the gum ridge rather than clipping over teeth movement is reduced when chewing tough foods and because there is no adhesive required flexible dentures can adjust to the idiosyncrasies of your mouth with more ease - rather than rubbing up against any irregular ridges in your mouth and causing blisters and sores.
Light & Comfortable
Thermoplastic materials have been available in prosthetic dentistry for more than 30 years and the market place continues to grow with new and existing companies manufacturing their own products. Unlike acrylic dentures, they are made from a thermoplastic nylon resin that is ultra thin, very flexible (think more comfortable for chewing and speaking) and is so durable.
Some patients feel that the appliance “disappears” or is “invisible” in their mouth, thus the esthetics of it is far superior to conventional acrylic/metal partial dentures.
The cost may be slightly higher than conventional acrylic partial denture because the fitting and finishing time at the lab is increased, but the result makes it well worth it.
One advantage of this material is that there is also flexibility in the design of the types of clasps. We can often use the circumferential ring clasp on any freestanding tooth and it works well on medially tipped mandibular molars. It can make an excellent transitional restoration during the healing period on implant cases.
Extremely strong, which makes your denture virtually unbreakable.
Low allergy risk
Suited to patients unwilling or unable to accept materials that could result in allergic reactions.
No volume shrinkage
Virtually unbreakable, and provides an excellent fit due to the lack of volume shrinkage.
Ever Lasting colours
Colours remain stable while wearing, even after a long period of time.
Bruxism Tray / Night Guard
What is teeth grinding (bruxism)?
Bruxism is due to clenching of the teeth other than in chewing and is associated with forceful lateral or protrusive jaw movements. This results in grinding or rubbing the teeth together. People can clench and grind without being aware of it during both the day and night, although sleep-related bruxism is often the bigger problem because it is harder to control.
Treating teeth grinding with Denture Mouth guards
If you grind your teeth while you're asleep, you may need to wear a mouth guard or mouth splint at night.These even out the pressure across your jaw and create a physical barrier between your upper and lower teeth to protect them from further damage. They can also reduce any grinding noises you make at night.Mouth guards can be made by your dentist/ denture technician to fit your mouth.This type of custom-made dental appliance may help reduce muscle activity in your jaw at night, and able to control the condition.
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