Complete Dentures

A complete denture that replaces a full arch of teeth is meant to fit snugly over the gums and jawbone. The exact process and fitting time for a denture like this may vary from person to person.

What is a denture?

People wear dentures to replace lost or missing teeth so they can enjoy a healthy diet and smile with confidence. Dentures are made of either acrylic (plastic) or metal. A ‘complete’ or ‘full’ denture is one which replaces all the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaws. Full dentures, to replace all your own teeth, fit snugly over your gums. They will help you to eat comfortably and speak clearly, and will improve your confidence.

A dentist will provide consult and examination and the clinical dental technician will perform all the clinical and lab stages to make you the dentures. The advantage with 121 Earls Court Dental Practice is that we have an on-site dental technician who will help for a quick turnaround.


Our clinical dental technician will provide dentures without you having to ascertain your regular dentist. Regular dental checkups are still important which cannot be evaded.

Whether you see a dentist or a clinical dental technician, two appointments for impressions are needed then an attempt denture are going to be created from impressions taken from your mouth. After trying this within your mouth, assessing the aesthetics, fit and appearance, adjustments are going to be made until the trial denture is ideal and may be used as a basis for the ultimate denture to be produced.

Dentures are a mix of metals, plastics and colored acrylics in most instances people wouldn’t know whether you’re wearing dentures or they’re your own natural teeth. The ‘gum’ extends far enough faraway from the teeth that when smiling you or anybody else is unlikely you see the sting .

A good fitting, well made denture are going to be held in situ by natural suction.

Dentures like regular teeth need cleaning, but you’ll normally take them bent do that .
A dentist will provide instruction on how best to wash your denture, but some useful information is included later during this article.


  • Dentures can replace the lost teeth.
  • Dentures are a support to your lips and cheeks as your face gets a natural look.
  • It adds to ones self confidence filling the gaps for missing teeth.
  • Dentures can’t easily been seen or noticed as other partials.
  • Removable for regular cleaning.


  • Fear of dentures slipping out or becoming coming loose with usage.
  • Possible need for adaptations or new dentures due to wear and tear over time.


So long as you treat your dentures well, they should last for years. However, your dentures may need to be relined or re-made due to normal wear or a change in the shape of your mouth. Bone and gum ridges can shrink, causing your jaws to meet differently. Loose dentures can cause health problems, including sores, not to mention discomfort. A loose or ill-fitting denture can also make eating and talking more difficult. It is important to replace worn or poorly fitting dentures before they cause problems.



If you’ve got teeth taken out before the denture is formed, in some instances, you’ll be required to wait for several weeks, or maybe months, to ensure the gums and bone heal before fitting them. This means you will have to go without teeth for quite a period of your time . In other instances however, they will be fitted straight after the teeth removal, meaning you’ll not need to go with no teeth in the least depends on patient to patient.

The drawback of immediate fitting is that the gums and jawbone will relatively quickly alter in shape after the removal of teeth. The bone that actually supports your teeth can take up to six months to end changing shape once you have teeth removed. This will lead to alterations or possibly an entire new set of dentures in order to have a perfect fitting denture.

Subject to your practice and circumstances, a visit to a dentist is mandatory or a clinical dental technician also known as a dental technician can take it further from here for your complete dentures to be fitted.


Flexible Dentures
£700.00 / Per Arch
  • Minimum 2 visits
  • Valplast flexible partials could be the solution to replace one or more teeth.
  • They do not require any unsightly metal clasps to keep them in place.

Partial from £ 300 onwards & Complete from £ 700 onwards per arch

Acrylic Dentures
£700.00 / Per Arch
  • Available on same day service
  • Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing.
  • A removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues.
Cobalt Chrome Denture
£700.00 / Per Arch
Cobalt Chrome Dentures
  • Minimum 2 visits
  • Light alloy (chrome) dentures can be either partial dentures or full dentures.
  • Lighter yet stronger, less coverage of the roof of the mouth with increased comfort.