Dentures are replacements for missing teeth. There two types of dentures: Partial denture and Complete denture.



Partial Denture (Removable)

Partial Denture requires that you have one or more teeth or implants to allow a metal framework or a denture retention hook to attach to. Alternative treatment to a Partial denture is the options of a bridge or implants. Your dentist will help you choose the type of denture that’s best for you based on whether some or all of your teeth are going to be replaced and the cost involved.


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Complete Denture (Removable)

Complete Denture can be fabricated when all teeth are missing and oral tissue is in good healing condition. Complete denture on the bottom jaw can be difficult to get accustom to due to lack of retention. Lower complete denture could slightly move during chewing process and may require more dental visits for adjustments of denture sore spots. For some patient CDG dentists may recommend Mini -Implants on lower jaw for better retention (implant assisted denture).



Procedure steps for Partial and Complete Denture are similar:


  • An impression and a bite record are taken during your first visit. A laboratory tech will fabricate of your teeth mounted in a plastic or Metal frame work with pink wax for try in.
  • A verification of your teeth appearance, color, bite or chewing function, and speech is checked in your second visit. If any adjustment is needed, CDG dentist may correct at chair side since the teeth are mounted in soft pink wax. Once verification is satisfied by the patient and CDG dentists, the case is send back to the lab for final finish and polish.
  • Your denture is delivered and will be checked for fit, chewing function. Post op instructions are given to patient.


What to expect with your new denture?

New denture can be difficult to get accustom to initially. You may feel awkward and uncomfortable for a few weeks or even months. You may need a little practice to learn how to eat and speak with your new denture. Bulky or loose feeling is not uncommon. Occasional denture sore spots will need adjustment. Resorption of your jaw bone is expected as you age and your denture may become loose. Most denture therefore will require reline yearly as deem necessary by CDG dentists. There will be a small laboratory fee for denture reline.


Here are some tips for caring for your dentures:

  • Store your denture in a water bath solution to prevent denture dry out which will affect the fitting overtime.
  • Clean your denture with a tooth brush daily to remove food deposit or stain.
  • Contact us if your denture break, chip, crack, or become loose. Do not attempt to adjust them yourself as this can damage it beyond repair.
  • Schedule with CDG dentist for your periodic denture check up.

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