Dentures in Kendal


What are Dentures?

Dentures are a set of artificial teeth or false teeth used when a patient has lost real teeth. Patients lose their teeth to a variety of reasons, including:

  • severe malnutrition
  • genetic defects
  • poor oral hygiene
  • trauma

Dentures or false teeth help give better chewing abilities and greater aesthetic appeal by providing the illusion of natural teeth.

The Dentures Procedure

There are several types of dentures available:

Removable partial dentures are for patients who are missing some but not all of their teeth.

Fixed partial dentures (also known as permanent bridges) are made from crowns that are fitted on the remaining natural teeth as well as synthetic materials that are sculpted to resemble teeth.

Complete dentures or full dentures are for patients who are missing all their upper or lower teeth.

Remember, dentures are not a permanent solution to tooth loss. Dental implants are. So check out our dental implants page, too.

Contact us today to set up an appointment with Sandes Avenue Dental Practice if you are considering dentures.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss any aspect of your dental health – we don’t charge for giving advice!

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