Category: Denture Advice

Getting Dentures: The Truth About False Teeth

Getting Dentures: The Truth About False Teeth

Dentures (also known as ‘plates’, dental prosthetics or ‘false teeth’) are the oldest method used to replace missing teeth.  This page is the start of a section that will tell you all you need to know about getting dentures.  Found on ...

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Getting Used to Dentures And Possible Problems With Them

Getting Used to Dentures And Possible Problems With Them

Getting used to new dentures can take some time. Denture problems are common, especially in the early days after fitting.  Even the very best-made dentures are foreign to your mouth and will feel as such for the first while. Your ...

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Types of Dentures: The Differences Explained

Types of Dentures: The Differences Explained

There are several types of dentures.  This page will give you a summary on the various types of dentures and when they are suitable.  Dentures are classed depending on whether or not there are natural teeth remaining in the mouth ...

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Denture Procedure: What’s Involved in Making Dentures?

Denture Procedure: What’s Involved in Making Dentures?

At the first visit of any denture procedure your dentist will assess your needs.  Your mouth will be examined to see what type of denture is best, or if bridges or implants would be better for you. If you are ...

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How to Clean Dentures – Tips on False Teeth Hygiene

How to Clean Dentures – Tips on False Teeth Hygiene

As with natural teeth, it is very important to keep dentures clean. They must be kept free of plaque and tartar build-up to ward off gum problems such as denture stomatitis (and/or thrush). If you have any questions with regards to ...

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A Guide to Denture Adhesives

A Guide to Denture Adhesives

Do you have ‘false teeth’ that aren’t stable? Wondering if you could you benefit from using some sort of adhesive? Read on before you buy!   What Is Denture Adhesive? It’s fairly self-explanatory. This is a product designed to help ...

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Denture Stomatitis – What Is It, And How Do You Get Rid Of It?

Denture Stomatitis – What Is It, And How Do You Get Rid Of It?

Denture stomatitis is a very common condition which typically affects the roof of the mouth. It’s so common that some studies say up to 70% of people in elderly care homes have the condition 1. It’s not directly related to age, ...

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What Are Permanent Dentures?

What Are Permanent Dentures?

A quick search online, and you will find quite a few different definitions of what ‘permanent dentures’ are. The term is not generally used by dentists, and as such it can be difficult to pin down an exact answer. “Permanent” ...

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Flipper Teeth – Are They A Good Choice?

Flipper Teeth – Are They A Good Choice?

Want the lowdown on flipper teeth, AKA a dental flipper? Let’s take a look at these dentures in this short article. What are flipper teeth? Also known as a dental flipper, this is simply a nickname for an acrylic (‘plastic’) ...

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What is an Overdenture? – A Quick Guide

What is an Overdenture? – A Quick Guide

This article will briefly look at the overdenture, what it is and when it is useful. In most cases, where dentures are needed, the teeth to be replaced have been lost or need to be extracted. However sometimes, in the ...

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