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Broken Dentures

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(08) 9242 4400

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322 Vincent St, Leederville

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Broken Dentures

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Broken Dentures Leederville

Dentures endure a lot of abuse: chewing, grinding, dropping.

Whether because of an accident, regular wear and tear or because of a poor dental job, dentures eventually break or wear out.

Common Causes of Broken Dentures

There are several things that can lead to broken dentures, such as:

Z Natural wear and tear

Although made from h3 materials, all dental restorations have a breaking point, and dentures are not an exception. Despite their durability, years of chewing, biting, grinding, and other teeth functions can cause them to wear out.

Z Accidents

Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. Even the most cautious person may have an accident. Damage from dentures accidentally falling while cleaning is one example.

Z Abuse

Dentures have their limitations. To maximise their functions, you have to follow precautionary measures. For example, using your dentures other than their normal functions or abusing their limits can cause them to break.

Z Ill-fitting dentures

Ill-fitting dentures can be caused by progressive bone loss or poor dental work. If you feel discomfort while wearing your dentures, visit your Leederville dentist immediately.

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Broken Dentures: What to do?

Emergencies are unpredictable. However, alertness and caution can help lessen their effects. When cleaning your dentures, check for cracks and breakage. If there are cracks on your dentures, do not attempt to fix them by yourself.

Call your Leederville dentist immediately to have your dentures checked as soon as possible.

What Your Leederville Dentist Can Do?

Although dentures are a serviceable missing-tooth replacement option, the permanence and natural look of dental implants make them a great choice.

Dentists on Vincent offers high-quality and durable dental implants as replacements for missing teeth.

With proper care, dental implants can last years, and sometimes even for life! This means costs can be lower in the long term since dentures, in comparison, will need replacements frequently.

Why Choose Dental Implants Over Dentures?

Dental implants cost more upfront than dentures, and therefore many people choose dentures without further investigating dental implants as an option.

When you consider the additional costs of dentures, including cleaning solutions, adhesives, repairs, and denture replacement, implants are a better financial solution and well worth the extra upfront cost.

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With so many things at stake, like your overall health and self-esteem, we suggest you consult your Leederville dentist before reaching a decision.

At the end of the day, your dentist is your best resource to help you decide what option works best for you and your mouth.

Remember that you may decide to start with dentures and eventually progress to dental implants, but dental implants are a more permanent option.

Broken Dentures Repair in Leederville

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At Dentists on Vincent, we are here to help you, any time, any day. When your dental health is at risk, we will do everything we can to make sure that you’re treated immediately.

While dental emergencies are rare, they can still happen, and it’s important to know how to take care of your teeth no matter what happens.

Broken Dentures in Leederville

For dental emergencies in Leederville, call us on (08) 9242 4400 or request your appointment online.

We are located at 322 Vincent Street in Leederville.

Frequently Asked
Questions

My dentures broke, can I still wear them?
Never wear broken dentures. They can cause irritation or damage to your oral tissues, and small parts can be swallowed. Never use denture repair kits as they can cause irreparable damage, and never use super glue as it is toxic and dangerous to your health.
How soon should I see a dentist?
Immediately. Do not wear broken dentures as this cause cuts and punctures in your soft tissues.
What can I do to prepare for dental emergencies?
Pack an emergency dental-care kit, including:

  • Your Leederville dentist’s phone numbers (home and office)
  • Handkerchief
  • Gauze
  • Small container with lid
  • Ibuprofen (Not aspirin. Aspirin may cause excessive bleeding in a dental emergency)
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Contact Info

Dentists on Vincent Leederville

Address: 322 Vincent St, Leederville, WA 6007

Phone: (08) 9242 4400

Email: smile@dentistsonvincent.com.au

Opening Hours

Mon: Closed

Tue: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Wed: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Thu: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Fri: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Sat: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sun: Closed

PARKING/PUBLIC TRANSPORT

There is ample car parking across the road from the practice

There are cafes and eateries within walking distance

LOCATION

Dentists on Vincent is located in Leederville, 14 min from Northbridge and only short stroll from Leederville Oval and Water Corporation

Leederville dentist also serving local communities in West Leederville, Northbridge, North Perth, Wembley, Floreat, Mount Hawthorn, Subiaco, Menora, Coolbinia and Jolimont.

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