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Detures in Edinburgh

Are you struggling with missing teeth, making it difficult to enjoy your favourite foods or speak confidently? Our expert dental team is here to offer you a solution that can transform your life—dentures. Whether you're missing just a few teeth or need a full set of dentures, we provide personalised and comfortable denture solutions that can restore your smile, boost your self-confidence, and improve your overall quality of life.

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Who Needs Dentures?

Who Need Composite Bonding in Ediburgh - Abbeymount Dental CareDentures are essential dental prosthetics recommended for individuals who have experienced tooth loss and require a reliable solution to replace missing teeth:

  1. Complete Tooth Loss: Individuals who have lost all their natural teeth in either the upper or lower arch will benefit from complete dentures. These dentures restore a full set of teeth and support essential oral functions like chewing, speaking, and maintaining facial structure.
  2. Partial Tooth Loss: For those with some remaining natural teeth, partial dentures offer an effective solution. Partial dentures replace missing teeth while preserving existing ones, preventing dental alignment issues and maintaining oral functionality.

The Benefits of Dentures

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Dentures play a vital role in restoring oral function, aesthetics, and overall well-being for individuals with missing teeth. They offer a comprehensive solution that addresses both functional and cosmetic concerns, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for those who wear them. Here are some of the key advantages of dentures:

  1. Restored Oral Functionality: Dentures enable individuals to chew, speak, and smile confidently, effectively restoring oral functions compromised by missing teeth.
  2. Improved Aesthetics: Modern dentures are designed to closely mimic the appearance of natural teeth, providing a natural and aesthetically pleasing smile.
  3. Enhanced Confidence: A complete and attractive smile often leads to increased self-esteem and confidence, encouraging individuals to engage more comfortably in social interactions.
  4. Speech Clarity: Dentures help articulate words clearly, addressing speech impediments caused by missing teeth.
  5. Prevention of Oral Health Issues: Dentures help maintain proper dental alignment and prevent remaining teeth from shifting into gaps, reducing the risk of oral health problems like gum disease.
  6. Dietary Freedom: With dentures, individuals can enjoy a diverse range of foods, ensuring a balanced and nutritious diet.
  7. Customisation: Dentures can be custom-designed to match the individual’s oral anatomy, preferences, and facial features, ensuring a comfortable and natural fit.
  8. Affordability: Dentures offer an affordable tooth replacement solution compared to alternatives like dental implants.
  9. Removability: Dentures are removable, allowing for easy cleaning and maintenance, as well as providing comfort during sleep.
  10. Longevity: With proper care and regular check-ups, dentures can provide years of reliable service, offering lasting value for patients.
  11. Preservation of Facial Structure: Dentures support facial muscles and prevent sagging or sunken appearance often associated with missing teeth.
  12. Versatility: Dentures come in various types, including complete, partial, and implant-supported options, catering to different tooth loss scenarios.

The Procedure

The process of obtaining dentures involves several steps, ensuring that the final prosthesis fits comfortably and functions effectively. Below is a detailed overview of the denture procedure:

  1. Initial Consultation: The journey begins with a consultation with our dentist, during which your oral health is assessed, and your denture needs and preferences are discussed.
  2. Comprehensive Examination: Our dentist will conduct a thorough examination, which may include X-rays or impressions to evaluate the condition of your remaining teeth and gums.
  3. Treatment Plan: Based on the assessment, the dentist will create a personalised treatment plan that outlines the type of dentures needed, whether complete or partial, and the materials to be used.
  4. Impressions and Measurements: Precise impressions and measurements of your mouth are taken to ensure that the dentures are custom-made to fit your unique oral anatomy.
  5. Denture Design: Dentures are custom-designed to match the shape, size, and colour of your natural teeth, ensuring a lifelike appearance.
  6. Trial Fitting (Optional): For complete dentures, a trial fitting may be done with wax models to assess their fit, comfort, and aesthetics. Adjustments are made if necessary.
  7. Partial Denture Framework (If Applicable): In the case of partial dentures, a framework is created to attach the denture to your remaining natural teeth.
  8. Final Placement: Once the dentures meet your approval, they are securely placed in your mouth. Complete dentures rest on the gums, while partial dentures are anchored to your natural teeth.
  9. Post-Placement Adjustments: After wearing your dentures for a period, you may require adjustments to ensure they fit comfortably and function effectively.
  10. Denture Care Education: Our dentist will provide instructions on proper denture care, including cleaning and maintenance routines.
  11. Follow-Up Appointments: Regular check-ups with your dentist are essential to monitor the fit of your dentures and address any issues promptly.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get used to wearing dentures?

It may take a few weeks to become fully comfortable with dentures as your mouth adjusts to the new appliance.

How do I clean and maintain my dentures?

Regularly clean your dentures with a denture brush, avoid hot water, and store them in a denture cleaning solution when not in use.

Can dentures be repaired if damaged?

Yes, dentures can often be repaired if they are chipped, cracked, or damaged. It's best to consult our dentist for repairs.

Are there any dietary restrictions with dentures?

Initially, soft foods are recommended, but as you get used to dentures, you can gradually reintroduce a normal diet.

How often should I see my dentist for denture adjustments?

Regular check-ups are important, and our dentist will advise on the frequency of adjustments based on your needs.

Can dentures improve speech difficulties caused by missing teeth?

Yes, dentures can help improve speech difficulties associated with tooth loss by providing support and proper tooth alignment.

Dentures can provide support to facial structures, preventing a sunken appearance often seen with tooth loss.

Yes, alternatives include implant-supported dentures and dental bridges, which offer more stability and a natural feel.

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Why Choose Abbeymount Dental Care for Dentures?

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At Abbeymount Dental Care, our dedicated team of experienced dental professionals in Edinburgh possesses the expertise to craft dentures that not only restore your smile but also enhance your overall quality of life. We understand that each patient is unique, which is why we offer personalised denture solutions tailored to your specific needs and preferences.

With a focus on utilising high-quality materials and state-of-the-art technology, we ensure that your dentures provide durability and a natural appearance. Beyond crafting beautiful dentures, our comprehensive approach to dental care means that your overall oral health remains optimally managed.

Choose Abbeymount Dental Care in Edinburgh for dentures, and embark on a journey towards a complete, functional, and confident smile with the assurance of exceptional care.

What Our Patients Say

Iain Finlayson
Iain Finlayson
2023-10-28
Great dentist, friendly and polite staff
Bernardo Rodrigues (Phrax)
Bernardo Rodrigues (Phrax)
2023-10-27
Very nice staff, gorgeous practice and amazing dentists, that make you feel comfortable throughout.
Andrew Gallacher
Andrew Gallacher
2023-10-03
Hannah was friendly professional knowledgeable and efficient not an easy job but I felt comfortable and relaxed👍
L Freeman
L Freeman
2023-09-22
Karen and her team are the friendliest dental practice I've ever visited and really put you at ease with any concerns or treatments. I would definitely recommend!
jack anderson
jack anderson
2023-09-07
Hannah was friendly and efficient operator hope she stays long term
Lindsay Macdonald
Lindsay Macdonald
2023-09-02
Great advice given and excellent service from Karen and her team - very friendly and welcoming environment. 5 star service.

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Our Location in Edinburgh

📍We are conveniently located at 22 Brunton Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5EJ. Reaching us is straightforward, whether by car or public transportation.📍

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