Dentists in Derby, Derbyshire 44 Main Street, Etwall, Derby, Derbyshire DE65 6LP
For many, gaps left by missing teeth can cause problems with eating and speech. Not to mention the possibility of teeth either side of the gap protruding into the space. At Etwall Dental Practice, we’re finding that dental implants are becoming a more sought-after solution among patients and our dental professionals are on hand to ensure your experience is positive and comforting from beginning to end.
What are dentures?
Dentures are removable false teeth made of acrylic, nylon or metal that fit snugly over your gums to replace missing teeth and eliminate the potential problems caused by gaps. Dependant on a consultation with our dental technicians, you will be recommended one of two procedures: complete or partial dentures. Complete dentures will completely replace your upper or lower teeth whilst partial dentures simply replace one or a few missing teeth.
What are the benefits of dentures?
Although they take some getting used to and will never feel exactly the same as natural teeth, dentures are extremely natural looking and more comfortable than ever before. Furthermore, without support from dentures, facial muscles may begin to sag, making you look older than you really are. Crucially, dentures can help you eat and speak more comfortably and ultimately restore the confidence you feel with a natural smile.
Can dentures be altered?
Our dental technicians will ensure you are wholeheartedly satisfied with the results of your dentures upon completion of the treatment. However, over time the shape of your gums and the bones that support your dentures can change, resulting in the need for denture realignment. Moreover, sometimes well-worn dentures can be beyond repair. If that becomes the case, we recommended contacting the team at Etwall Dental Practice, to arrange a consultation as soon as possible. To maintain longevity, make sure to regularly clean your dentures and store them in a denture cleaning solution when you’re not wearing them, so they don’t dry out.
The importance of taking action with missing teeth cannot be understated, as leaving them may lead to more severe long-term issues. We therefore welcome you to get in touch with us, if you feel you’re in need of new dental implants. You can find more details of what we offer on our Dentures page. Or if feel more comfortable contacting us to discuss any concerns, our Contact Us page hosts all the information you require. We look forward to finding a solution that suits you.
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Following the governments most recent announcement on Saturday 31st October 2020 of second national lockdown, we would like to reassure all of our patients that we shall continue to REMAIN OPEN and we endeavour to look after your oral health.
Since our initial opening on 8th June, following the first lockdown, we have implemented strict measures by enhancing our infection control standards to ensure we can continue to practice in a COVID SECURE way for our staff and patients. We now know a lot more about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and we shall ensure this is revised when any new information is presented so that we can continue to work safely and protect our NHS where possible. As we are a medical facility, all staff will continue to wear PPE and we encourage all patients to adhere to the measures in place on visiting the practice.
We have made it our upmost priority to keep all of our patients and staff safe throughout these challenging times. If you are required to self-isolate or have any Coronavirus symptoms please follow the government guidelines and we would be happy to rearrange your appointment to a suitable alternative.
Can we remind all patients that face masks are mandatory on entering Etwall Dental Practice and your temperature shall be measured by a member of staff at the door.
We hope you and your families stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Etwall Dental Team