Removable Dentures in Guelph

Removable dentures offer a convenient and cost-effective solution for replacing missing teeth. Our dentures are custom-made to fit comfortably and securely over your gums, can be easily removed for cleaning or at night.

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What are removable dentures?

Removable dentures are a type of dental procedures that are designed to replace missing teeth. Dentures are made to replace several missing teeth or a full set of teeth. They not only help improve the smile but also help in the day to day functions of the teeth such as chewing, biting or any other normal teeth functions. They can also help prevent the remaining teeth from shifting out of position. 

How much do removable dentures cost?

They are a great cost-effective solution for replacing missing teeth, but they may not be as comfortable or permanent as bridges or dental implants. The cost of removable dentures can depend on a few factors such as the type of dentures, materials used and individual case basis. On average, a regular affordable denture set can range from $300 to $1000, mid-range dentures can range from $1000 to $4000 and custom-range dentures can range from $4000 to $8000. Keep in mind, these are just average prices and prices may vary depending on the complexity and the use case. If you are covered by insurance, we recommend calling your provider to ask if you are covered under for dentures and up to how much, this can help make the cost much more manageable.

What materials are dentures made from?

They are made of acrylic, metal or a combination of acrylic and metal with artificial teeth attached to the base. Some may include porcelain to give teeth a natural appearance. They are custom-made to fit the patient’s mouth and can be removed for cleaning at night. The metal is used for the framework that provides support for the dentures. 

How long do removable dentures last?

The lifespan varies depending on several factors such as the quality of material and how frequently they are used. Dentures can last a decade or longer with proper care and regular check-ups with a dentist. It’s important to note that as the jaw shape changes over time, dentures will need to be replaced or adjusted.

How are removable dentures cleaned and maintained?

As with everything else, it’s important to clean and maintain to prevent from the buildup of bacteria and food particles. Here are the steps you can take to ensure your dentures are clean:

  1. Rinse them regularly to remove any food particles
  2. Always use a soft-bristled toothbrush with water and a little bit of soap. Toothpaste can be too abrasive for dentures
  3. Always make sure to rinse the dentures thoroughly to disinfect and remove any stains.
  4. Rinse the dentures one more time before putting them back in your mouth
  5. Perform regular dental checkups are important to ensure it continues to fit your mouth

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