What if my dentures break?
It is impossible to guarantee that your dentures will never break, no matter how well constructed they are. However if your dentures do break in most cases they can be repaired and we will endeavor to do this as quickly and conveniently as possible for you. We understand how important your teeth are and how inconvenient this can be!
We will also investigate why they have broken in order to try and help to avoid similar episodes in the future.
Why do dentures break?
There are many reasons why dentures break, however here are a few examples: You have been unfortunate and dropped them: If this has happened it is a good idea to read our care instructions and consider purchasing one of our protective boxes.
Your dentures no longer fit your gums evenly: You should consider having your denture relined or perhaps even a new denture.
Your dentures do not bite together evenly: Sometimes we can adjust the way that your dentures bite together, but you may need to consider a new denture.
Can I repair my own dentures?
Repairing dentures is a skilled job requiring special plastic resins and equipment. You should never attempt a home repair with material such as superglue as this can completely ruin a repairable denture.
Can my denture be strengthened?
Sometimes it is possible to strengthen a denture by increasing the thickness of the plastic or inserting a piece of stainless steel or glass fiber. However the most important thing is for us to understand why the denture broke in the first place.