Have you lost a tooth
or two and thinking of ways to get back the smile on your face? Allow
our team at Morden Dental Practice to help you with the ideal option
with our denture implants and dentures.
To arrange a
consultation with a specialist, contact our team who will be more
than happy to help and talk you through the many possible procedures
we can undertake.
What Are Dental Implants?
If you have a missing
tooth or more, implants are the ideal choice for you, as they:
This dental implant
provides you with a false tooth root, allowing you to achieve a
permanent and strong base for a realistic, porcelain crown. Dental
Implants can also be more secure and comfortable, as they offer a
firm base for dentures to be placed on.
What are Dentures?
Dentures are a
removable prosthesis which is used to replace any missing teeth you
may have. Made from acrylic or a combination of both metal and
acrylic, the commonly referred ‘fake teeth’ can be the perfect
solution for you.
There are different
types of dentures, as a complete denture is fitted when all natural
teeth are missing, as partial dentures are used to replace a few
A good set of dentures
will be used as they will help you eat, function, speak and can
improve a person’s appearance, which is why we are the denture
specialists you can speak to, in order to find the perfect set for
What Does the Treatment Involve?
normally has two stages, as this includes:
Firstly, a small
titanium post is gently placed into your jaw bone which allows the
bone to gradually grow around to bond with the post.
After a few months, a
replacement tooth is then attached to the implant. In some
situations, it can be possible for temporary teeth to be attached to
another implant at the time of the fitting.
How Long Does It Take to Make Dentures?
Each set of dentures
can be different depending on the complexity, resulting in duration
of the treatment to vary. However, after a diagnostic and initial
visit of examination, there will be a selection of visits that will
This can take
between 4 to 6 weeks to produce your set of dentures.
What to expect?
When you first place
your new dentures in your mouth, they can feel very strange causing
your speech to alter and practice eating with them. Therefore, can
take you several weeks to start to feel normal again, allowing you to
eat and speak with them in without even realising you have them in.
If you are thinking of
getting any implants or dentures, call the professionals on 020