Dentures

Dentures Geelong & Lara

Dentures

Are you interested in an economic way to replace some or all of your missing teeth to help recapture your smile?

Dentures or false teeth are a common method used to replace teeth that cannot be repaired.  There are a number of options available to you and at LARA dental our experienced dentists can offer advice and help you make an informed decision on the best treatment for you.

Removable dentures can be plastic (acrylic) or metal framed (cobalt chrome) and with the assistance of our local dental technicians we will be able to offer the right treatment specifically tailored to you.

Once your dentures have been made and fitted; there are a few steps that you should follow to ensure they are always clean. These includes:

  • Thoroughly clean your mouth, tongue and palate before wearing your dentures.
  • Dentures should be rinsed after every meal.
  • Gently brush your dentures every day with a toothbrush.
  • Soak dentures overnight in a denture cleaning solution.

The following foods should be avoided when wearing dentures:

Food that are hard foods, such as: nuts, raw carrot sticks, popcorn or corn.

Foods that are chewy, sticky or could get stuck in your dentures. For example: tough meat, gummy candy, toffee or caramel.