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Is Tooth Loss getting you down?

At Caterham Smiles we improve the appearance of your smile by using advanced Prosthetics

Prosthodontic dentistry is an excellent method to use for tooth loss. Unfortunately, tooth loss is something that affects millions of people every year. At Caterham Smiles, if you have been affected by tooth loss, we can help you.


Prosthetic dentistry is the replacement of missing teeth with either fixed or removable dentures.
The goal is to improve appearance, speech, comfort, chewing, biting, and the ability to laugh, kiss and even shout without the dentures becoming displaced. For some people who are already lacking teeth, Prosthetic Dentistry may be the answer.

Natural teeth can get lost due to various reasons, such as periodontal (gum) disease, caries (dental decay) or trauma. We don’t want tooth loss to be an issue for you anymore. Over time Dentures have improved in comfort, and the latest state-of-the-art technologies mean that the stability and longevity of dentures have also improved.

Edentulous is when you don’t have natural teeth. In this instance, the use of prosthetic treatment can be highly beneficial.

Advantages include:

  • Improve speech
  • Chewing
  • Biting
  • Comfort 
  • Appearance
  • The ability to laugh, kiss, shout, etc.

Dentures can be classified as partial or complete:

Partial dentures provide stability and support as they can be retained on adjacent natural teeth using the latest in dental technology. They are specifically made to replace a small proportion of lost teeth.

A complete denture replaces all the teeth in one dental arch. Dentures will take time to get used to, and excellent prosthetic dentistry is a team effort involving patient, dental technician and dentist. Our goal is to ensure your dentures are a perfect fit. With some practice and time, most patients find their speech to be at 100%. However, we realise you will be wearing your dentures for most of the day, and we want to make sure that they do not irritate your gums or cause problems eating.

We know that the importance of the comfort of dentures is vital. At Caterham Smiles, we take time to ensure your dentures feel as natural as possible and fit perfectly.
Because you will be wearing dentures for most of the day, dentures must not irritate your gums or cause problems eating. The quality of good prosthetic dentistry is down to choosing the right dental technician and dentist for you. We will help you with each step of this process, and with some practice, most patients find their speech and confidence will improve.

For more information on Prosthetics , please  contact us today for a consultation.

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