repairs can generally be done in quickly depending
on the degree of difficulty and our workload. We
do our best to save you the embarrassment of going
without your teeth any longer than needed, but we
must follow the Infection Control guidelines for
everyone's benefit. ?
usually break for a reason and we generally
find most breakages are because people keep
their old dentures well beyond their use by
date. Dentures should be relined after 4 years
and replaced after 8 years and sometimes even
less, depending on your teeth grinding habits.
are not just repaired with glue as most people
think. Before our Technicians can touch them
and after they have finished repairing them,
the denture must be thoroughly cleaned and
soaked in appropriate cleaning agents.
temporarily sticking the broken pieces together
(or in some cases we need to take an impression
of the Denture in your mouth), we need to pour
a plaster model, prepare (grind) the broken
surfaces, mix new acrylic and pour it into the
join. They then need to spend time in a pressurized
curing unit. Once cured they are trimmed and