Borbely Swiss Denture Clinic
581 St Mary's Road, Winnipeg, MB R2M 3L7

Non-removable Dentures: Reasons to Consider Them

Reasons to Consider Non-Removable Dentures There are mainly two different types of dentures that are available to you if you’ve lost  your teeth. There are removable dentures and there are non removable dentures. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages but we’ll go over the reasons why you should consider non-removable dentures as well. Teeth Don’t belong in a cup Your teeth belong in your mouth, not in a cup. Dentures are supposed to make you feel like you still have teeth. You won’t ever drop and break them, or lose your dentures If you have non removable dentures, they are

What Type of Denture Should I get?

What Type of Denture Should I get? What type of denture should you get. There isn’t one universal denture that fixes all your needs. You have different dentures, to suit different needs, all with different benefits. Thos three type of are conventional, immediate, and overdenture. Conventional Dentures Conventional Dentures are the dentures you see most people use. So once you’ve lost or taken out your teeth, they put a mould on your gums to fit and create your dentures. Conventional dentures usually take them, due to the surgery that is usually associated with losing or taking out your teeth. They

Why Should I Replace my Missing Teeth?

Why Should I Replace my Missing Teeth? Why should I replace my missing teeth? There are many reasons why you should replace your missing teeth. There are always pros and cons to situations, but replacing missing teeth should be a priority as the cons outweigh the pros, since there aren’t any benefits to losing your teeth.  Your Physical Appearance & Gum Disease   If you don’t replace missing teeth it will affect you’re physical appearance and leave you prone to gum disease. Losing your teeth means that your jaw and your gums aren’t stimulated the same way anymore, causing your gums to retract

Do I need a hard or soft denture reline?

Do I need a hard or soft denture reline? As discussed in our previous post, if you’ve had dentures for a while, you’ll need to eventually get them relined. Before we discuss the difference in a hard or soft denture reline here’s an explanation on what a reline is. Denture relines are used to correct loose fitting dentures to comfortably fit your mouth again due to the change of your jaw shape or strength. A reline consists of your denture being shaved down and replaced with plastic, so that dentures realign with your gums. Hard Reline To accommodate the changes of the shape

Denture Relines in Winnipeg

Denture Relines in Winnipeg My dentures don’t fit like they used to, what should I do? At some point you’ll need to reline your dentures.  Dentures should be relined if they become loose, however it’s also important to remember that most dentures are designed to last between 3 to 8 years. The wear and tear on your dentures, shrinking of your jaw bone, and the general aesthetics of the denture are the main reasons your should consider having your dentures checked and relined regularly. Rather than visit a denturist to address these issues, some patients prefer to wear denture adhesives to keep

Can I Sleep In My Dentures?

Can I Sleep In My Dentures?  Some people just don’t like not having a mouth full of teeth. Some people may be a little forgetful.  Whatever the reason, if you’re wearing dentures to bed, STOP! Leaving your dentures in while sleeping can have a serious impact on your overall health. Studies published in the Journal of Dental Research suggest that for older patients, wearing dentures to bed can increase the risk of being hospitalized, or even contracting pneumonia or a serious lung infection when compared to those who don’t wear dentures to bed.  We know what you’re thinking….…..How can wearing dentures

Immediate Dentures Winnipeg

What do Immediate Dentures & The Winnipeg Jets have in common? Do You Like Waiting – Why? The satisfaction of immediate results is well ingrained in our society. If you want to know when the final season of the World Hockey Association was played (1978 to 1979) you pull out your phone and search for an immediate answer through google. Want to know who won that season? Another quick search tells you that it was the Winnipeg Jets. Waiting is something none of us want or have to do. So, why wait for dentures when you could be smiling tomorrow?

3 Benefits of Dentures

3 Benefits of Dentures The benefits of dentures include increased functionality and an improved appearance.  Because dentures are removable, many patients can find that they are easier to clean than natural teeth and other dental appliances. Cosmetic Benefits: The cosmetic benefits of dentures are obvious, they can be used to fill in gaps left by missing teeth to provide patients with more confidence about their appearance. Dentures can replace missing teeth or teeth that were in poor condition, prevent shifting of remaining teeth, support facial structure and integrity, and increase self confidence.   Functional Benefits: Dentures offer a range of

FAQ – Teeth Whitening

FAQ – Teeth Whitening  Q: What are the main causes of tooth discoloration A: Discoloration can be caused by many factors however the most common are: genetics,poor oral hygiene, medication, smoking, aging, certain foods and beverages, or a combination of several of these factors.   Q: How do you know when/if you need to whiten your teeth? A: Discolouration is fairly common. There are lots of products on the market to help whiten your teeth however the best results are always achieved with professional applications. The types and depth of your stains will always affect results which is why it’s

5 Quick Facts about Dentures

5 quick facts to consider when seeking information on dentures. 1. Dentures Don’t Last forever! While it’s true that modern dentures are more durable than ever before, breaking a denture by dropping or mishandling them is still possible.  Dentures can also lose their natural appearance and chewing ability due to the long term effects of chewing, brushing and age. Things to look for: Looseness Bad odor Color change Stains 2. Adhesivies can play a role in the fit and comfort of your denture Custom made dentures are designed to fit precisely and normally shouldn’t need adhesive.  Sometimes ill fitting dentures