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What Are Permanent Dentures Made Of?

The teeth that make up a denture are usually formed from a choice of three material types: acrylic, chrome, or porcelain. Porcelain was traditionally the preferred material for denture teeth as it offers a more natural look, as well as being stronger and more durable than standard plastic. Porcelain is rarely used nowadays thanks to…

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How Should A Partial Denture Fit?

In this blog, we will be outlining all you need to know about how a partial denture should fit, including key partial denture fit information, denture customisation and fixatives, as well as bone resorption and loosening. Partial dentures possess arms which are called clasps, and these wrap around the tooth to ensure it stays in…

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How Long Do Teeth Implants Last?

Teeth implants are a common treatment used for replacing teeth, aiding in the correction of missing and damaged teeth. They require a titanium root which is used to reproduce the root section of the former natural tooth. The natural tooth itself is then replaced with a dental crown on top. They sound sturdy, don’t they?…

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How long do acrylic dentures last?

An acrylic denture will usually last for between 5 and 10 years. Within these timeframes, an individual’s mouth and dentures can undergo significant variations, leading to an inadequate fit or poor appearance. Not only does this occur due to the denture changing over time, but also due to a mouth being a constantly changing entity that…

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What Is Green Dentistry?

In recent years, we’ve seen the globe vamp up its efforts in a last bid attempt to conserve precious resources, minimise the detrimental impact to our ecosystem and generally improve the health of the environment before damage becomes irreversible.  The health care profession has been no exception to this movement and the practice of green…

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