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PARTIAL DENTURES

Partial Dentures in Victoria and Sidney

Losing one or some of your teeth can be bothersome. Not only does this loss change your appearance, but it affects daily activities such as eating, smiling and speaking. There are numerous reasons for losing your teeth, such as accidents, dental disease or habit or grinding teeth, but there is only one reason for getting it fixed and that is to smile brightly! At Postings Denture Clinic Ltd., we provide a range of dentures, including high-quality partial dentures in Victoria, to fix your missing teeth issues. Our denturists can help you restore your smile to its full glory by customizing your dentures according to your needs and preferences that not only aid you to smile properly but also let you enjoy your favourite food again.

 

If you have one or more teeth missing from your crown, don’t shy away, regain your confidence and smile again with our partial dentures. Contact us to book an appointment with our certified denturists in Victoria, BC.

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What Are Partial Dentures?

 

Partial dentures are a type of denture that is used to replace multiple missing teeth in the upper and lower portion of your mouth. Along with giving you a reason to smile brightly, they are used to enhance the functionality of your mouth by improving the speaking and chewing ability of the wearer. Depending on the teeth remaining in your oral cavity, partial dentures may be entirely tooth supported, tissue/tooth supported, or implant/tissue supported. Partial dentures are more than a cosmetic device and are not intended to be worn around the clock, giving you the freedom to be free of any cosmetic hindrance while you are asleep and are not in use. They can be constructed out of a combination of metal and acrylic or solely out of acrylic. The design process involved in creating a removable partial denture is specific to each patient’s needs. Your denturists at Postings Denture Clinics in Victoria, BC, will determine the appropriate treatment plan and the appropriate partial for you, reach out to him now.

Types of Removable Partial Dentures

 

Partial dentures are available in both removable and fixed forms, but depending upon the location, the number of teeth, durability and budget, a professional denturist decides which one is best for you. There are three types of removable partial dentures available with us, including:

  • Cast metal partial dentures: It is the most common type of removable partial dentures made up of a mixture of metals including titanium. Cast metal partial dentures consist of a gum-coloured pink acrylic base along with the false teeth that are clasped using precision attachments or a metal clasp. This type of denture is a perfect choice if you are looking for a long-term alternative as they are lightweight, stable and are resistant to plaque buildup over time.
  • Flexible partial dentures: These are made up of flexible plastic material that can blend with your natural teeth and gums to offer aesthetic appeal to your mouth. They are an excellent choice for people who are allergic to acrylic material but cannot be repaired if once broken, so are used only as a temporary solution.
  • Acrylic partial dentures: It consists of a removable acrylic base, an optional metal clasp and plastic teeth. These are the least expensive type of partials, can offer aesthetic appeal to your teeth but are not meant to last long.

Metal partials are considered stronger structurally, thinner, and more hygienic than acrylic partial. Acrylic partials are usually recommended as transitional or temporary partial. Read our blogs to get a better idea about what type of denture is right for you.

 

the Benefits of Partial Dentures

 

Partial dentures are an excellent choice if you've lost one or more teeth. They act as replacements for your teeth and ensure that you can speak and smile properly. Partial dentures can also help you with chewing, which is critical for your digestion. Some advantages of partial dentures are:

  • It can prevent the movement of other teeth due to the loss of a single tooth.

  • A less invasive procedure that can offer you a full smile again.

  • Easily adaptable as most of the patients can get used to it with constant wear for 1-2 weeks.

  • The process of fabrication can be relatively quick, offering instant solutions.

  • Adjustable in nature, so we can add new teeth to them, depending on the material.

  • A budget-friendly option for attaining a full smile.

Partial dentures can do an excellent job of restoring the functionality of the section of the mouth that is missing teeth. Daily cleaning is necessary, but it is a simple process to keep the gums healthy and the denture looking great. It is a great solution when the other teeth in the mouth are healthy, as it is always preferable to keep the natural teeth. However, if this is not an option, a complete denture may be the best solution for you. If you are looking for a denturist in Victoria, BC, get in touch with us today.

 

Why Are Partial Dentures a Good Investment?

 

Most people reason that losing a tooth is not something to worry about and replacing one or two teeth with a partial denture is a waste of money. The opposite is, in fact, true. By not opting for partial dentures, you run the risk of creating even bigger problems for yourself down the road. Leaving the gaps in your smile can cause teeth to shift out of alignment, resulting in some changes in the shape of your smile. You will also likely have difficulty in chewing. Filling in those missing teeth can help to preserve tooth alignment, preserve a proper bite, and give you a full and beautiful smile to show off. Getting partial dentures from either of our clinics in Victoria or Sidney is a great option for replacing missing teeth. When you have a new partial denture fabricated, you’re investing in a solution that is meant to last for a number of years. If you have any future issues with your dentures, you can always get in touch with us to get denture repairs or adjustments.

 

 

The Process

 

We follow a straightforward approach to construct your partial dentures. It includes:

  • Inspection: Our team takes a close look at your teeth and dental history. We also listen to your needs and what you expect from your dentures.
  • Fabrication: Your denturist takes careful impressions of your mouth to create moulds. You might be asked to come in for fittings to make sure the dentures fit you. Once we take all the necessary measurements, we carefully construct your denture in our on-site lab.

  • Final appointment: At your final appointment, we place your dentures in your mouth. Our denturists will advise you on proper denture care and what you should do to get the most out of your dentures.

We're always available for any questions you might have regarding your new dentures.

Caring for Your Partial Dentures

Here are some tips that can help you take care of your partial dentures:

  • Clean your dentures every day. Plaque and tartar can build up on false teeth, just like they do on natural teeth.
  • Brush dentures twice daily with a denture brush and liquid soap. Do not brush dentures with toothpaste! It is very abrasive and can damage your denture.
  • Soak dentures once daily for 20 minutes (or overnight) in the special cleaner for false teeth provided to you by your denturist, or in a 50/50 solution of white vinegar and water.

 

Customized Approach

 

What sets partial dentures apart from other types of dentures is that they're highly personalized. When you come to us for your partial dentures, we provide you with a hands-on approach. Our team of experienced denturists goes over your teeth, dental health, lifestyle, and budget to craft partial dentures for you. The final dentures will fit your unique needs. We use high-grade materials to ensure that these dentures last a long time and stand prolonged use. However, if you do happen to need repairs, we can also take care of that. If you'd like to discuss your options with our team, please call us.

 

 

Contact Us

 

If you have been meaning to get partial dentures and would like to know more, feel free to get in touch with us. If not, we also offer free initial consultations on all our services. We will happily answer all your queries and try to guide you through the process so that you can make an informed decision. Partial dentures can be a life-altering addition and can help you regain your beautiful million-dollar smile. So, why wait? Contact us today for partial dentures in Victoria, BC.

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