It normally takes 2-3 weeks to receive new Upper and lower dentures. If time is an issue for you though we are usually able to accommodate, and provide the dentures in a shorter time frame with sufficient notice.
If you receive Dentures for the first time you speech will most likely be affected for the first couple of weeks. If you are receiving a replacement set of dentures you speech could be affected for only a couple of days. In both instances your speech adaptability will be corrected in time.
Dentures can vary in price dependent upon a patient’s specific treatment plan. Seniors over the age of 65 can be fully covered for standard dentures by the government dependent upon their income. The best way to get an estimate for dentures is to make an appointment for a free consultation with one of our denture specialist.
Your gums can be affected my many things in which you may not realize. Weight gain, weight loss and any change in medication can alter the way your dentures fit. If you have gone through one of the three changes above and your dentures are loose fitting, you could possibly need a reline. Patients that have had teeth extracted will need to have a reline done 6 months after their extractions due to the bone loss and shrinking of the gums that will occur in that time.
Replacement of dentures can vary from patient to patient. A normal average is in the vicinity of 5-7 years. There are many different qualities of teeth with longer wear factors. If you have problems chewing through your food, a sore jaw, ringing or buzzing in your ears, there is a good possibility your dentures need replacing. Come in for a free consultation to receive the proper information you need so you are informed about your treatment options.