Denture Repairs Christchurch
Even dentures, which are strong enough to permanently replace your natural teeth, can get broken. There’s no reason for you to panic about it, though. Merivale Denture Clinic provides quality denture repair service in Christchurch, New Zealand and the surrounding area. We can usually fix up your dentures in 2 to 3 hours.
What are the most common reasons for broken dentures?
Dentures are just like natural teeth. They could get damaged due to an accident. They could deteriorate over time. Ill-fitting dentures or neglect of maintenance can also result in broken dentures. Here are some things we observed from previous clients who came in for denture repairs:
A poor fit takes a toll on your denture material. If your lower and upper dentures aren’t properly aligned, it puts greater pressure on one area when you’re chewing or biting. This leads to fractures.
Dropping the denture could cause fractures. Your dentures might be made of the toughest material but that doesn’t mean that the appliance is indestructible. It still suffers damages from strong impact.
Worn out dentures are prone to breakage. Whether it’s because of dentures with an uneven bite or because of years of wear, dentures can be worn thin just like how real teeth and jaw bone can.
What is the step-by-step process of denture repair?
Step 1: Realigning your broken dentures
Denture adhesives will be used to hold the broken dental appliance together while our specialist realigns your dentures.
Step 2: Keeping the denture in place
The broken denture will be kept in place, usually with a tongue blade, in preparation for the next step.
Step 3: Creating an impression cast
We make sure the denture is stable enough for us to apply an impression cast using plaster.
Step 4: Setting up the impression cast
Once the plaster has set, it will be removed carefully and the cast will be trimmed accordingly.
Step 5: Filling up the cracks in the dentures
We reposition the dentures on the cast, then use liquid monomer and powder polymer for repairs.
Why choose Merivale Denture Clinic?
Merivale Denture Clinic confidently provides denture repairs that can be done within 2 to 3 hours on the day you visit us. We’re an established denture repair business that has been operating for over 10 years. And with a 5-star rating, we’re one of the best-reviewed dental appliance repair clinics in Christchurch.
Call Us for Denture Repair in Christchurch
Merivale Denture Clinic is a trusted denture clinic for over a decade. Our receptionists and clinicians create a warm and welcoming environment for you. Our state-of-the-art equipment ensures that your dentures will be fixed in just a few hours. Let us help you regain your confident smile.
Frequently asked questions
If I break my dentures, do I have to replace them?
Simply put, it depends on the damage. If we can repair your dentures within 2 to 3 hours, we will. But if there’s severe damage, or if they’re ill-fitting dentures that are prone to damage, we might suggest replacing them.
In what other ways can you repair my dentures?
Merivale Denture Clinic provides denture relining, a service where we reline your existing dentures so that they can fit better in your mouth. This is often recommended for people whose gums have shrunk or changed shape.
How much is a consultation with Merivale Denture Clinic?
Our denture repair clinic actually offers complimentary consultation service for you. Take advantage of our free consultation and obligation-free treatment plan and quote. Let’s discuss your denture needs without worries.
What payment options are available for denture services?
We offer Q Card as a convenient way for you to settle healthcare-related payments. Ask our staff about the promos available for account holders of Q Card Flexi Payment Plans to determine how you can maximise it.