Brighton Dental Centre - Brighton

Dentures in Brighton

Choose between obtaining new dentures or maintaining and repairing your existing full or partial dentures. These contemporary dental prosthetics offer the possibility of replacing multiple or all of your teeth with minimal discomfort.
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Candidates For Dentures

Were you aware that approximately one-quarter of adults aged 65 and older have lost all of their teeth? Dentures offer a common and reputable solution for addressing missing teeth. They are so reliable and natural-looking that you might have conversed with someone wearing dentures without even realizing it. Are you considering if dentures are the right choice for you?

To be a suitable candidate for this restorative treatment, you should:

  • Desire to replace multiple or all of your teeth.
  • Not smoke or use other tobacco products.
  • Possess a healthy jawbone (we can assist you with this!).
  • Not experience chronic dry mouth.
  • Be committed to proper denture care at home.
  • Maintain regular visits to the dentist for routine exams – just like you would for natural teeth!

How do I take care of my dentures?

Ensure the proper care of your dentures through regular cleanings and check-ups. Even individuals with flawless prosthetic teeth should make periodic dental visits. During your appointment, we will assess the fit and condition of your dentures, as well as conduct a thorough examination of your gums, tongue, jaw, and the overall health of your mouth. In essence, we prioritize your overall oral health, not just your teeth.

Here are some tips for denture care at home:

  • Remove your dentures overnight to allow your mouth to rest.
  • Soak your dentures in warm water, either with or without denture cleanser.
  • Avoid soaking dentures with metal clasps in anything other than warm water.
  • When not wearing dentures, keep them in water to prevent drying and warping (DO NOT use hot water).
  • With your dentures removed, clean and massage your gums.
  • If your toothbrush feels harsh on your gums, rinse it with warm water or try using a clean, damp cloth wrapped around your finger.
  • If you have partial dentures, continue to brush your natural teeth as usual.

Contact us today

to schedule an initial consultation & exam.

Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.

Frequently Asked Questions

The quality of dentures can vary based on several factors, including the materials used and the skill of the dentist or prosthodontist crafting them. High-quality dentures are typically custom-made to fit the patient’s mouth precisely and are fabricated using durable materials. Premium dentures often provide a more natural appearance, better fit, and increased comfort.

In Ontario, Canada, the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) does not generally cover the cost of dentures for adults. However, the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) may provide assistance for eligible individuals. Additionally, private dental insurance plans may offer coverage for dentures, but the extent of coverage can vary widely among plans. It’s advisable to check with your insurance provider for specific details regarding coverage.

In Ontario, Canada, dentures may be tax-deductible under certain conditions. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) allows individuals to claim a non-refundable tax credit for medical expenses, which includes dentures, through the Medical Expense Tax Credit (METC). To qualify, the total medical expenses must exceed the lesser of 3% of your net income or a set base amount specified by the CRA. It’s important to keep all receipts and documentation for your dental expenses. Since tax laws and regulations can change, it’s recommended to consult with a tax professional or refer to the CRA’s most current guidelines for detailed information on medical expense deductions.

It is recommended to remove dentures at night to allow the gums and oral tissues to rest and recover from the pressure and friction caused by wearing dentures throughout the day. This practice can help reduce the risk of oral tissue irritation, inflammation, and fungal infections. Additionally, removing dentures at night promotes better oral hygiene, as it allows for thorough cleaning of both the dentures and the mouth.

Dentures can feel uncomfortable initially, as they are foreign objects in the mouth. However, with proper adjustments and acclimatization, many individuals find that dentures become more comfortable over time. Regular dental visits can help address any discomfort or fitting issues, ensuring a better experience with dentures.

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My first visit was today for a cleaning, Jen was excellent and she listened to all my concerns before we started the appointment. She went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable. The front staff were very friendly, the office was very clean and bright. Thank you for being patient.
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Tina
1 month ago
I could go on and on about my experience because it was that great.. However, I will say, everything about my experience today exceeded my expectations and I do highly recommend.. My future looks brighter now that I made the switch to this dental office.. Not even kidding.. It’s the little things! Thank you Brighton Dental Centre, Tina 🙂
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Phil Young
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Great dental clinic! Brooke is so friendly and puts you at ease. She is also excellent at her job providing you with the best of care.
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Mary Adams
2 months ago
From the time I was a child, I have never liked visiting the dentist. Although I still cannot say I "enjoy" it, the team at Brighton Dental Centre has turned my dental experiences and outlook around. From the skilled dentists to the friendly, efficient support staff, you feel well cared for from start to finish. On my first visit I was impressed with the bright and modern space transformation and the modern technology used in every procedure. Costs are clearly laid out and relayed before your visit so there are no surprises. All of the staff are very kind and strive to make your appointment run smoothly and on time. If you are looking for a new dentist, as I was, you won't find a better place to go. I highly recommend Brighton Dental Centre.
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I am so happy that I decided to go to Brighton Dental Center and will continue to have them as my dental care provider. Staff is awesome as was the dentist. Atmosphere is great and they made sure that I had the best experience and it was. 👍👍
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My first visit was today for a cleaning, Jen was excellent and she listened to all my concerns before we started the appointment. She went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable. The front staff were very friendly, the office was very clean and bright. Thank you for being patient.
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Tina
1 month ago
I could go on and on about my experience because it was that great.. However, I will say, everything about my experience today exceeded my expectations and I do highly recommend.. My future looks brighter now that I made the switch to this dental office.. Not even kidding.. It’s the little things! Thank you Brighton Dental Centre, Tina 🙂
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Phil Young
1 month ago
Great dental clinic! Brooke is so friendly and puts you at ease. She is also excellent at her job providing you with the best of care.
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Mary Adams
2 months ago
From the time I was a child, I have never liked visiting the dentist. Although I still cannot say I "enjoy" it, the team at Brighton Dental Centre has turned my dental experiences and outlook around. From the skilled dentists to the friendly, efficient support staff, you feel well cared for from start to finish. On my first visit I was impressed with the bright and modern space transformation and the modern technology used in every procedure. Costs are clearly laid out and relayed before your visit so there are no surprises. All of the staff are very kind and strive to make your appointment run smoothly and on time. If you are looking for a new dentist, as I was, you won't find a better place to go. I highly recommend Brighton Dental Centre.
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I am so happy that I decided to go to Brighton Dental Center and will continue to have them as my dental care provider. Staff is awesome as was the dentist. Atmosphere is great and they made sure that I had the best experience and it was. 👍👍
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