DENTAL PROSTHETIC SERVICES
* All types of Full Dentures / Complete Dentures
* Partial Acrylic Dentures
* Flexible Dentures
* Partial Metal Dentures
* Partial Titanium / Gold Dentures
* Immediate Dentures
* Denture Relines / Repairs
* Denture Soft Liners
* Denture Cleaning / Polishing
* Tissue Conditioning - restore gums to a healthy state
* Sports Mouth Guards
* Accepted by ALL Health Funds
* N.S.W. Government Dental Vouchers Accepted
* D.V.A. Patients Accepted
* HOUSE CALLS / NURSING HOME VISITS
* HOSPITAL VISITS
* EMERGENCY SERVICE 7 DAYS
* MOBILE DENTURE SERVICE - SYDNEY WIDE 24 / 7
WHAT IS A PERSONALISED PRECISION COSMETIC DENTURE?
A personalised precision cosmetic denture is made to suit each person's individual appearance with additional measurements of your jaw and facial features. This will assure a more precise function of your teeth, in relation to your jaw in all movements. Other considerations include the shape of your jawline, lips, cheeks, facial muscles, eyes, and overall facial shape. The highest quality teeth are used in the construction of your dental prosthetic appliance. A precision denture will provide an excellent fit, supreme function, comfort, and a more youthful appearance.
WHAT IS A PARTIAL DENTURE?
A partial denture is a dental prosthesis with one or more prosthetic teeth secured on it. It can be fitted to the patient's upper, lower, or across both dental arches. The partial denture may be constructed in an acrylic polymer resin material, which replicates the patient's natural gum colour and contours. The artificial teeth are used to exactly match, the patients existing natural teeth. The partial denture may be rigid or flexible. It may also be constructed with a combination of a metal alloy, which may be Chrome Cobalt, Titanium, or Gold, with an acrylic polymer resin incorporated in the removable dental prosthesis. The partial denture is retained in the mouth by very small clasps, which are termed - retainers. These retainers are placed around the patient's natural teeth.
WHAT IS A RELINE?
The requirement for relining a denture occurs, when the bone and tissue change, due to shrinkage and physiological changes.
Possible causes which may occur
Alveolar bone loss in the upper and lower jaw
Tooth loss, Physiological, Post Immediate dentures, Weight loss
HOW OFTEN SHOULD MY DENTURE BE RELINED
If you want to maintain a perfectly fitting dental prosthetic appliance in your mouth, it is recommended to have your denture relined, every 2 years.
PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES YOU SHOULD RECOGNISE
Your facial features, jaw, and tissues, will change over the years, but your prosthetic
appliance does not change. The following signs are indicators,
that your denture needs to be checked.
* Alveolar bone loss, * TMJ Tempro Mandibular Joint problems, * Oral tissue softening, * Your prosthesis has an odor or has discolored, * Your prosthesis is loose, unstable, falling out when laughing or speaking, * Facial feature changes, sagging mouth, thinning lips, hollow cheeks, your nose, and chin appear closer together, chewing certain foods is a problem.
Irritated and sore tissues, * Ear or neck pain, headaches.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD MY DENTURE BE REPLACED
If you want to maintain a healthy oral cavity and a more youthful appearance. It is recommended to have a new dental prosthetic appliance made every 6 years, due to wear and physiological changes.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I SEE MY COSMETIC DENTAL PROSTHETIST?
It is recommended to see the Oral Care Denture Clinic - Cosmetic Dental Prosthetist, every 12 months, for a routine examination. Your dentures will be professionally cleaned and meticulously checked. It is essential for every patient, to maintain a healthy oral cavity.