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Full Dentures

With Alan Chappell (Prosthetist)

  • Advanced Diploma Dental Prosthetics
  • Diploma of Dental Technology
  • City and Guilds of London Institute Diploma

Full Dentures

Looking for conventional or immediate dentures? If you are looking to have a set of full dentures, contact our team on (07) 3221 0677 to book your consultation.

With full dentures, there is no reason to feel embarrassed about your smile anymore.

If most or all of your teeth are missing, you may wish to consider full or complete dentures as a viable teeth replacement option. Full dentures offer the most practical choice for replacing a full arch of teeth. They are designed to fit within your mouth to help with routine lifestyle activities such as talking and eating.

Whether your teeth have been severely compromised by gum disease or damaged by an accident or bad decay, a complete denture can restore your smile to look natural and healthy – so that no one has to know about your tooth loss problem. 

Not only do our modern range of complete dentures offer aesthetically pleasing results at an affordable price, the prosthetic appliance requires only a very straightforward and short treatment. A complete denture can fill the gaps in your smile and support the shape of your face to avoid a sunken (read: old-looking) facial appearance.

Denture Specials

full denture specials

*Only available when booked with Alan Chappell (Prosthetist).

Terms and conditions: Offer must be mentioned upon booking your appointment with Face Value Dental. Offer is for acrylic upper or lower arch dentures $950 or acrylic full set of dentures $1,690 offer is non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Prices are subject to change. Private health insurance benefits are subject to your level of cover, and your fund’s fund rules. Discounts apply according to the rules of your fund. Health fund benefits may not be claimable for implant treatment. Waiting periods may apply. Where additional dental work is undertaken that is not a part of this denture procedure, a separate treatment plan will be created and an out of pocket cost may be incurred. Please check with your health fund provider for rebate information. Dentures may not be suitable for all patients. Please contact Face Value Dental to discuss your suitability for the dental implant treatment. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries possible risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Contact Face Value Dental on (07) 3221 0677 to book your appointment today!

Types of Full/Complete Dentures

  • Conventional dentures: Treatment involves the removal of all your teeth at least 8 weeks prior to denture fabrication. The tissues need to heal from the extractions before denture placement, to ensure an accurate fit.
  • Immediate dentures: These temporary dentures are used during the approximately 8-week healing period, while you wait for your full dentures to be fabricated. This ensures that you are never without your front teeth.
  • Over-dentures: If you still have a few remaining natural teeth in good condition or existing implants, you may be recommended over-dentures. Since they depend on your existing teeth or implant-supported teeth for stability and retentive strength, you don’t need to extract your healthy teeth with over-dentures. Although you can choose from an assortment of designs, over-dentures are generally fabricated to “snap” into place in order to hold the plate solidly.

To find out about our quality range of full/complete dentures, call Face Value Dental at (07) 3221 0677 today to schedule an appointment today.

Conventional versus Immediate Dentures

Conventional dentures are made after the teeth have been removed and the gum tissue has begun to heal, a conventional denture is ready for placement in the mouth about eight to 12 weeks after the teeth have been removed.

Unlike conventional dentures, immediate dentures are made in advance and can be positioned as soon as the teeth are removed. As a result, the wearer does not have to be without teeth during the healing period. However, bones and gums shrink over time, especially during the healing period following tooth removal. Therefore a disadvantage of immediate dentures compared with conventional dentures is that they require more adjustments to fit properly during the healing process and generally should only be considered a temporary solution until conventional dentures can be made.

How Are Dentures Made?

The denture development process takes about three to six weeks and several appointments. Once your dentist or prosthetist determines what type of appliance is best for you, the general steps are to:

  1. Make a series of impressions of your jaw and take measurements of how your jaws relate to one another and how much space is between them.
  2. Create models, wax forms, and/or plastic patterns in the exact shape and position of the denture to be made. You will "try in" this model several times and the denture will be assessed for color, shape, and fit before the final denture is cast.
  3. Cast a final denture
  4. Adjustments will be made as necessary

How Much Do Full Dentures Cost?

DENTURES COST - ACRYLIC
Immediate Dentures $749
Implant Retained Dentures* quoted treatment plan

 

 *Patients interested in implant retained dentures are invited to meet with Dr Malcolm Duff for a complimentary 30 minute consult.

DENTURES COST - COBALT CHROME
Immediate Dentures $1399
Implant Retained Dentures* quoted treatment plan

 

*Patients interested in implant retained dentures are invited to meet with Dr Malcolm Duff for a complimentary 30 minute consult.

FULL DENTURES COST - ACRYLIC
Complete Upper Denture $950 (was $1,299)
Complete Lower Denture $950 (was $1,299)
Complete Upper & Lower Denture $1,690 (was $2,299)

 

*Only for appointments with Alan Chappell (Prosthetist)

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