You should replace your denture should be replaced once every 5 years.
Your face, jaw and tissues change gradually over time making replacing the denture important to keep the aesthetics and chewing performance of your denture effective.
What is a Denturist and do I need a referral?
You do NOT need a referral.
Denturists are primary dental health care providers who are licensed and trained to provide Denture Care Services directly to the public. Denturists are trained in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients who are missing some or all of their teeth. Denturists also study the fabrication of partial and complete dentures, are able to diagnose patients in their clinics, fabricate dentures in their own in-house laboratories.
What are the most common problems with getting dentures and the potential solutions?
Denture moving and slipping – Reline, rebase or replacement may be required.
Poor chewing ability – Rebalance may be required.
Difficulty speaking or unwanted sounds like clicking, whistling or smacking – Reline, rebase or replacement may be required.