Questions & Answers

Find out what your next step is.

How do I find out what my options are?

With a free consultation, we will be able to lay out and discuss all your options. 

What is a Soft Liner?

A soft liner is a soft and resilient material applied to your denture’s fitting surface. It is suitable for patients that have a knife-edge lower ridge, or those who are extremely sensitive. Soft liners can be applied to new or present dentures.

My dentures are loose, what can I do?

Consider getting your dentures relined, or if your dentures are worn you may have to consider having new dentures made. 

Do implants make a difference?

Yes, implants make a huge difference. With regular full upper and lower dentures, your bite force is reduced to 20-25%. When retained on implants your bite force can be as high as 85% of your natural bite force.

Imagine being able to snap in your dentures and they are completely stable all day. Then when you need to clean them they just snap out and snap back in when you are done.

What should I do if my teeth are worn down?

You may need new dentures. Worn dentures cause you to over-close your jaw. This leaves you with no support on your facial structure causing your skin to sag and age you beyond your years.

I'm having trouble eating with my dentures

If your dentures are loose you will need to get them relined, and if your teeth are worn flat a new denture is needed.

Can I get my dentures cleaned and polished?

Yes, we can clean and polish them. If we made your dentures we will clean and polish them twice a year free of charge.

A tooth broke off my denture, can it be fixed?

Yes, it can, most denture repairs can be completed in 1 – 3 hours in our on-site laboratory.

My dentures cause pain

There are many reasons your denture could be causing you pain. You really need to come in for a free consultation so we can identify the source of your pain. Once identified we can take you through your options.

How long does it take for a denture to be repaired?

The majority of denture repairs can be completed in 1 – 3 hours in our on-site laboratory.

How should I clean my dentures?

Believe it or not, the best option is dish soap. Using a soft denture brush and dish soap helps wash away debris without harming the polished finish. Dentures can also be soaked at night in denture cleaner, just be sure to let the tablet finish fizzing before adding your dentures. The fizzing tablet can cause the denture to become discoloured. DO NOT use toothpaste or bleach, they will take the shine off your dentures.

How long will it take to get my new dentures made?

New dentures take 5 – 7 appointments and patient availability dictates how long it takes overall. We like to book appointments close together to speed up the process.

How long will it take to get my dentures relined?

Come in for a morning appointment and you will have it back by the end of the day. Soft relines need 24 hours.

How often should I clean my dentures?

Morning and night and if you can rinse them after meals.

Should I take my dentures out at night?

Yes, it allows your tissue to breathe and allows your mouth to recover from the pressure of the denture.