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Porcelain Denture Teeth Sutton

What’s the difference between porcelain and acrylic denture teeth?

These are generally the two different types of denture teeth we can use when making dentures – either porcelain or acrylic. The advantages of acrylic are: Good appearance Bond to denture base so the teeth stay on the denture for longer and they don’t debond so easily A good range of teeth available in difference shapes, sizes, and colours Easy to repair The biggest disadvantage of acrylic denture teeth is the wear resistance is not as good as porcelain teeth. After many years (5 years plus), they begin to wear and this can be considerably noticeable after wearing them for … Continue reading


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Learn more about dentures with dentist in Surrey

Dentures have been used for hundreds of years to restore smiles. Dr. Suril Amin in Surrey offers history, myths, and even fun facts about dentures! History In 700 BC, Etruscans fabricated dentures from animal and human teeth. This type of denture was used until the mid-1800s, when men and women began to experience changes in the diet thanks to the sugar. Sugar consumption increased approximately 500% around this time, and tooth decay became a serious problem. This meant the need for a longer-lasting denture. Ivory was used for some time in the 1700s, and ivory was the material used for … Continue reading


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