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Dental Laboratory Procedures Sutton

The benefits of having a laboratory on site at a dental practice.

At The Denture & Implant Clinic, we believe that working closely with the laboratory technician is essential to achieving the best results. The laboratory technician is the member of the dental team that physically makes dentures, crowns, and bridges. It’s still largely done by hand, but computers and scanners are now making the process quicker and more accurate. The usual process of making a denture, crown, or bridge involves the dentist taking a mould or impression of your teeth and then sending it off to the technician to make. The laboratory technician has no idea what you look like and … Continue reading


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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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Dentures from Surrey Dentist

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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Dental implant from Surrey area dentist

Dental implant therapy is perfect for tooth replacement in the Epsom area

Missing teeth can make patients feel self-conscious about their appearance. It is important to have a dental team that can provide a fast and effective way of replacing these teeth for chewing and speaking efficiency. Dr. Suril Amin and the team of The Dental and Implant Clinic in Surrey proudly offers a solution: all-on-four with dental implants. All-on-four dentures All-on-four dentures are special complete dentures that are made to work with four dental implants placed along the dental arch. The dental implants are titanium rods that are surgically placed into the jawbone and held firmly in place through osseointegration. The … Continue reading


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