Denture repairs can normally be done in the same day
It depends on what is required to fix your dentures. We identify with the embarrassment of being seen without your teeth so we will repair them as quickly as possible.
Dentures are made of an incredibly durable material, yet they do not respond well to sudden, tough forces such as being dropped down onto porcelain sinks or tiled floorings. As dentures age the acrylic can become brittle and end up being poorly fitting, they can likewise be stressed by consistent flexing while in usage, which leads to small stress fractures and cracks that could snap with time.
Persisting with old dentures that are worn and ineffective is amongst the main reason why patients present for denture repairs and often do not have a spare therefore dentures should be maintained and typically changed after 5 to 8 years and relined when needed. Some dentures need to be replaced even earlier depending on your teeth grinding habits.
Denture repair work is conducted in our onsite laboratory using strict infection control and cleaning protocols and using modern equipment and dental technicians with extensive knowledge and training. Your denture will be cared for whilst with us and for those unable to attend the denture clinic in person a family member may be able to drop off and collect your repaired denture (a description of the repair or photo via text may be required prior to ascertain if we can repair).
We can fix your dentures while you wait, or you could hand them over and pick up later on that day.
If you have an emergency repair, please phone Dentures With Dignity on (03) 9585 8170 for an appointment and we are happy to accommodate ‘walk ins’ for repairs during the week and on Monday mornings walk in repairs are accepted at the Cheltenham location with no appointment needed.