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Broken Dentures Norlane Geelong
One of the most severe dental emergencies, especially for older patients, is broken dentures.
If your dentures break, chewing and talking can become difficult.
At Norlane Dental Surgery, we ensure not only the health of your natural teeth but also the function of your restorations.
If your dentures happen to break, we are here to serve you.
We offer same-day emergency care so you can restore your smile in no time!
Causes of Denture Breakage
Several things can result in denture breakage, such as
All dental restorations come to a breaking point, and dentures are not an exception. Although they’re made to be durable, episodes of chewing, biting, grinding, and other teeth functions can cause them to wear out
Accidents can happen anytime. Even the most cautious person may experience an accident. One example is breakage from accidentally dropping a denture while cleaning it
Your dentures have limitations. To maximise their use, you have to use them with extra care and caution. For example, using your dentures for outside their usual functions or abusing them can cause breakage
Ill-fitting dentures can be caused either by bone loss or poor dental work. If you feel uncomfortable with your dentures, visit your dentist immediately
What To Do If Your Dentures Break
If your denture breaks, call your Norlane dentist as soon as possible to book a denture repair appointment. There are denture repair kits available in the market, but we don’t advise using them.
Repairing your dentures at home may cause more problems in the future. Proper denture repair requires expert knowledge and skill, as well as specialised equipment. If you attempt a temporary repair of your denture at home, we may not be able to repair the denture
Call your Norlane dentist as soon as possible to have your dentures repaired. If the damage is minor, your dentist may repair it in the office immediately. If the dentures are broken or if they don’t fit you perfectly, new measurements will be taken for your new dentures
Dental Restoration Repair in Norlane
Repairing your damaged dental restoration depends on the severity of the damage. If the damage is minor, your Norlane dentist can easily fix it within the day. There are some cases in which a new dental restoration is called for
Broken Dentures in Norlane Geelong
If you’re suffering from dental pain and require immediate treatment, call our dental team for an emergency appointment.
Don’t postpone seeing the dentist if you are facing even a mild toothache. If untreated, the condition will escalate and may cause further nerve damage, abscesses, and spread infection to the body.
Broken Dentures in Norlane Geelong
For dental emergency care in Norlane, call us on (03) 5278 2666 or visit us at 124 Sparks Road in Norlane.
Frequently Asked Questions
What causes dentures to break?
What should I do if my denture breaks?
Some dentures, especially those that have been used for a long time, may need to be replaced if they crack or break. The friendly, experienced team at Norlane Dental Surgery is always here to help with any problem, whether your dentures need to be fixed or replaced.
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