Care of Partial Dentures

A partial denture is made to replace one or multiple teeth missing on either the upper or lower jaws. A partial denture is usually held in by clasps that are secured to nearby natural healthy teeth. Partial dentures are usually made of either acrylic, metal (cobalt...

Care of Immediate Dentures

An immediate denture is a denture created to be inserted on the same day/appointment the tooth/ teeth are removed. The denture is fitted straight away which allows the patient to avoid a time period without teeth. Once the denture is completed the tooth/teeth will be...

Care of Full Dentures

A full denture is a removable prosthesis made when all your natural teeth are missing either on the upper jaw, lower jaw or both. A full denture is supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the mouth. Full dentures are made of an acrylic material. Below...

Dentures – What You Need To Know Part 1

Dentures which are commonly known as “false teeth” or in dental terms a “Prosthesis” are a custom designed removable plate or frame constructed to replace one or more teeth. They make a great alternative to your natural teeth. Dentures are usually made of acrylic,...

Dentures – What You Need to Know Part 2

Previous Page – Part 1 Continuation of “Dentures – What You Need to Know” Denture Adjustments An adjustment is almost always needed after having your new dentures fitted. At first minor adjustments may be necessary to correct any issues with...
Blindness Cured by a Tooth

Blindness Cured by a Tooth

A remarkable story featured on Channel 9’s 60 Minutes showed a breakthrough operation (successfully trialled first in Australia) has cured a patient’s blindness by implanting a tooth into his eye. The procedure is performed on people suffering from corneal blindness,...