Denture makeover work is one of our areas of restorative dentistry at the clinic…
Dentures are a well used and traditional means of restoring the spaces resulting from tooth loss and come in many forms – they can be full or complete dentures if all teeth are lost, or partial if only some teeth are lost. Dentures are made from a variety of materials including acrylic and chrome. Dentures are relatively quick to produce, but are a removable solution.
Technology and manufacturing techniques have made great advances and the results for a denture patient can be pretty amazing.
The photo montage shown here features a recent denture case we worked on at our Glasgow dental clinic.
The male patient who was 71 came to the clinic having worn an upper denture for many years following a football accident.
The existing denture (top left photo) was worn, fractured and not as retentive in function as it once had been.
The patient wished a rejuvenated solution with improved function. The one remaining upper molar was utilised in the design and retention and a new, chrome based upper denture (top right photo) was provided to the specific requirements of the patient in terms of tooth shade and set up.
This patient’s denture makeover was completed and in the lower photo we see him smiling with his new upper denture in situ…
Should you have any questions arising from this blog or you wish to find out more information about the denture work we can offer our patients please feel free to contact us on 0141 339 7579.