Dentures

What Are Dentures?

Dentures are removable dental appliances used to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. They are typically made of acrylic resin or a combination of acrylic resin and metal.

 

Dentures can restore the appearance and functionality of the mouth by supporting facial muscles, improve chewing ability, prevent biting the tongue while chewing, and enhance speech. They come in three types: full dentures, which replace all teeth in either the upper or lower jaw, and partial dentures, which replace multiple missing teeth while preserving remaining natural teeth, and Implant-Supported Dentures are attached to dental implants for increased stability and support.

 

Dentures require regular cleaning and maintenance to ensure proper fit and function.

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Maintain Your Smile Into Your Golden Years

Dentures are removable appliances used to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Custom-made to fit each individual patient’s mouth, they are available in full or partial forms, depending on how many teeth you’re missing.
Partial dentures are a great option for those missing only a few teeth, who are looking for a more affordable and less invasive solution than dental implants. Immediate, also known as temporary dentures, can be used as a bridge while waiting for your permanent set to be created.

Why choose Dentures?

There are several compelling reasons why someone might choose dentures as their preferred tooth replacement option. Whether it’s due to age-related tooth loss, injury, or other oral health issues, dentures offer a range of benefits that make them a popular choice:

Replacement of Missing Teeth:

Dentures provide a solution for individuals who have lost multiple teeth, helping to restore their ability to chew and speak properly.

Improve Chewing ability

Enjoy your favorite foods with ease, no more struggling with tough textures.

Non-Invasive

Unlike some dental procedures, such as dental implants or bridges, dentures are non-invasive and do not require surgery or alteration of existing teeth.

Enhance your facial appearance

Dentures can enhance the appearance of the mouth and face by filling in gaps left by missing teeth, providing a more natural-looking smile.

Affordability

Dentures are generally more cost-effective than other tooth replacement options, making them accessible to a wider range of individuals seeking effective and affordable dental solutions.

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Free Dentures through DVA

If you are a DVA cardholder, you may be eligible for free dentures. Speak with our team to learn more about this option.
We know that choosing dentures may be a big decision for some patients, and we are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Our goal is to help you achieve optimal dental health and a beautiful smile. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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Popular Questions Answered....

Three Types of Dentures:

  • Full Dentures: Replace all teeth in the upper or lower jaw.
  • Partial Dentures: Replace multiple missing teeth while preserving remaining natural teeth.
  • Implant-Supported Dentures: Attached to dental implants for increased stability and support.

The cost of dentures in Australia can vary depending on factors such as the type of dentures, materials used, and the dentist’s fees. On average, full dentures can cost between $1,000 to $3,000 per arch, while partial dentures can range from $600 to $2,000. Implant-supported dentures are typically more expensive, ranging from $6,000 to $15,000 or more per arch.

The cost of getting a false tooth, also known as a dental crown or pontic, can vary depending on factors such as the material used, location of the tooth, and dentist’s fees. On average, a single dental crown can cost between $1,000 to $2,500 in Australia.

he lifespan of dentures can vary depending on factors such as oral hygiene, diet, and wear and tear. On average, dentures can last between 5 to 10 years or more with proper care and maintenance. However, they may need to be relined, repaired, or replaced over time due to changes in the mouth’s structure or normal wear and tear.