How long does it take to get my dentures?
You will need to come in for 4 to 5 visits, usually one week apart. Precise impression and measurements are needed for a custom fit. Try-ins are scheduled so you can see what the dentures will look like before they are finished so that changes can be made.
Will I be able to eat right away with my new dentures?
Eating with new dentures even if you have had previous sets will need a little practice at the beginning. Using smaller bites and softer food is a good way to get used to the new “feel” of the dentures.
Will I speak differently when I get my new dentures?
Most people transition fairly well with new dentures. Speaking is practiced at the try-in stage and adjustments can be made before the dentures are finished. If there is a slight difference, practice with the new set will get you more acquainted with your new appliances and your tongue and cheeks will soon adapt.
How long do dentures last?
Dentures don’t last a lifetime! Chewing and brushing will wear away the denture material and the teeth. Your bone and oral structures also change over time and these factors will determine when new dentures are needed. Dentures usually last between 5-7 years.
Should I use glue to fix my dentures when they break?
The simple answer is NO! Contact your denturist immediately to have your broken dentures assessed. Repairs generally can be done the same day. Using glue can sometimes make the repair more difficult and could add to the cost and the length of time needed to repair the situation.
Can I use my insurance plan to cover the cost of new dentures, repairs or relines?
Depending on your coverage. All insurance company co-payments are accepted at Barthmann Denture Clinic. An estimate is sent to your insurance company for your pre-approval of coverage.
Do I need a referral?
Referrals are not necessary. You can book directly with us by contacting us at 905-662-7521 for a free consultation.