If you have partial or full tooth loss and would like to improve the appearance of your smile, then getting dentures is a flexible solution at a low cost. Dentures — also known as false teeth or dental prostheses — are easy to wear and care for. Having you fitted with dentures in our Sydney clinic is also one of the most affordable ways to restore your confidence.
Benefits of Dentures
The main advantage of getting dentures is that it restores the appearance of the teeth at a low price. You’ll experience no pain when our dentist at Dental 266 fits yours — which makes getting them an excellent option for a patient who fears dental work.
Getting a dental prosthesis can improve your self-esteem and give you greater confidence. Having your dental appliances can also improve the quality of your life by allowing you to eat more foods and pronounce words more clearly.
Types of Dentures
There are 3 options to choose from for dentures. These are hard acrylic, cobalt-chromium, and soft acrylic specially manufactured and fitted for your teeth. Invisible dentures are also becoming very popular now and are the preferred choice of users despite their premium price.
If you’ve lost or are losing all of your teeth, a complete set of the dental prostheses is something to discuss with your Dental 266 dentist. If you’re losing part of your teeth, then a partial denture might be your preference.
What are Overdentures?
While getting a removable denture is a painless option for reconstructing the mouth, a traditional one does have drawbacks such as shifting in the mouth. Also, the bones in the mouth can atrophy while wearing these.
Getting Overdentures is an alternative that bridges the gap between a removable denture and full dental implants. Overdentures are replacement teeth anchored by implants. They help retain not only face shape but also assist in better digestion and slow down bone loss.
Step 1: An examination and x-ray are undertaken to determine the suitability and the best implant system for use in your individual situation.
Step 2: Surgical placement of the dental implants into the jaw bone. Multiple dental implants will be used as anchors to the newly fixed denture.
Step 3: Once the implant has integrated into your jawbone, making the implant very stable, attachments are screwed onto its head and also into a new denture. This then allows for the implant and denture prosthesis to be attached and become a fixed and retained implant denture.
Other Advantages of Implant Retained Dentures
Palate-free for upper full dentures
Implant-retained Overdentures are more expensive than the traditional removable ones, however, Implant Dentures allow upper dentures to be made in the shape of an upper arch – an improvement over old-style or traditional dentures which cover the entire palate.
Superior function and aesthetics
Advancements in dental technology ensure that your new fixed dentures look and function like your natural teeth.
With palate-free upper full dentures, enables patients with a gag reflex to wear this type of dentures.
Call today on to speak to our professional experienced team to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having dentures and the type that is best suitable for you.