What are dentures ?
Dentures replace loose or missing teeth.
A cosmetic denture is a bespoke set of artificial teeth that have been enhanced to look and feel like real natural teeth. A high quality set of dentures will enable you to eat comfortably and speak clearly as well as looking incredible.
Dentures are often made of acrylic resin making them extremely durable and long lasting. Our ceramic technicians use the latest in digital imaging technology to select the perfect shade for both the gums and the teeth. This enables highly aesthetic and artistic dentures to be created. Read our denture FAQs.
A “Full” denture is one that replaces all the missing teeth in either the upper or the lower jaw. This type of denture fits snugly over your gums and is supported by the jaw. Due to the unstable nature of gums and continuous shrinking of the jaw, a full denture can be associated with long-term problems.
A “Partial” denture is one that replaces some of the teeth in either the upper or lower jaw. A partial denture is often supported by the remaining teeth. Permanent dentures fixed to implants or a bridge can be an alternative to a partial dentures.
There are two main types of denture: –