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Dentures in Dundas

Get new dentures or maintain and repair your full or partial dentures. These modern dental prostheses can replace several or all of your teeth with minimal discomfort.
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Candidates for Dentures

Did you know that around one-quarter of adults over the age of 65 are missing all of their teeth? Dentures are a common and respectable solution to missing teeth. They are so dependable and natural-looking that you’ve probably spoken to someone with dentures and didn’t even know it. Do you think you might be a good candidate for dentures?

    To be a good candidate for this restorative treatment you should:
  • Wish to replace several or all of your teeth.
  • Not smoke or use other tobacco products.
  • Have a healthy jawbone (we can help you with this!).
  • Not suffer from dry mouth.
  • Be prepared to take good care of your dentures at home.
  • Continue to visit the dentist for routine exams – just like with natural teeth!

How do I take care of my dentures? Take care of your dentures with routine cleanings and examinations. Even patients with perfect prosthetics need to visit their dentist from time to time. During your visit, we will take a look at your dentures and how they’re fitting and we will also examine your gums, tongue, jaw and mouth inside and out. In short-- we care about your oral health. Not just your teeth.

    To care for your dentures at home:
  • Remove dentures overnight to let your mouth rest.
  • Soak dentures in warm water with or without denture cleanser.
  • Do not soak dentures with metal clasps in anything but warm water.
  • When not wearing dentures, keep them in water so they don’t dry out and warp.
  • DO NOT soak in hot water.
  • With dentures removed, clean and massage your gums.
  • If your toothbrush hurts your gums, run it under warm water or try using a finger wrapped in a clean damp cloth.
  • If you have partial dentures, brush your natural teeth as usual.

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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

Dental bridges can be used to restore a gap caused by 1 to 3 missing teeth. Any number of missing teeth can be restored using dental implants. Dental implants typically have a higher initial investment cost and certain health requirements to qualify as a candidate for treatment.
With routine care and maintenance, your dentures should be good for 5 - 10 years. Aside from wear and tear on the dentures themselves, your mouth also changes over time and you may eventually decide it’s best to get fitted for a completely new set.
Yes, you can wear your dentures to bed but its recommended that you don’t. You should get into the habit of taking them out at night to soak so you can clean your mouth, gums and remaining natural teeth and then give your gums and jaw a chance to rest.
Your top dentures should suction to your gums. Your bottom dentures float above your gums but stay in place easily. Partial dentures should stay in line with natural teeth without moving very much. Implant-supported dentures snap in place and remain stable. If you’re questioning the fit of your denture, you are welcome to book an appointment so we can check your fit and make adjustments as needed.
After you’ve had some time to adjust to your dentures you should be able to eat almost anything. There are some foods that are hard on your dentures or that might cause rubbing or irritation. Foods that are hard or sticky like caramel, carrot sticks or a tough cut of meat or foods that contain little particles like popcorn or seeded crackers might present some challenge and should perhaps be enjoyed only as an occasional treat.

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    5 months ago
    Always a pleasure to come get my teeth cleaned here! The clinic itself is welcoming and clean. Sabrina at the front is so helpful. I usually go to Katrina for cleanings, she’s quick, efficient, and really thorough. Dr Lamiaa is literally the best dentist I’ve ever met. She’s honest and informative. I’ve recommended so many people to the clinic because it’s actually a good experience at a dental clinic, which is few and far between! Highly recommend!
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    I recently had a dental emergency and the Dundas Dental Care team got me in right away. Sarah was so attentive, helpful and made me feel like so comfortable. Dr. Mo knew I was scared of the dentist and he made me feel right at home and so calm about the entire situation. Melissa was my dental assistant and eased any fears I might have had at the dentist. Her and Dr. Mo are truly the best team and I wouldn’t go anywhere else for dental work. Thank you guys for making me feel at home and calm. 10/10 would recommend that you go to them for any dental needs!!
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    4 months ago
    Amazing experience at Dundas Dental Care! The whole office is so warm and welcoming, and they made the treatments as comfortable as possible and were very knowledgeable and professional. I’m a new patient and will most definitely be returning!
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    Ann Bray
    3 weeks ago
    Love my dentist Lamiaa & her assistant Grace. Very professional and caring. I’m never nervous and always treated very well by all. I highly recommend this dental practice
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    Mohamed Eita
    4 months ago
    I cannot recommend it enough. It was my first time to the clinic and I drove all the way from Toronto after a referral. The staff was great. Everyone is welcoming and smiling Dr Mo’s experience made the treatment super smooth although it was a bit complicated. Definitely coming back
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    Anika Dhalla
    5 months ago
    Always a pleasure to come get my teeth cleaned here! The clinic itself is welcoming and clean. Sabrina at the front is so helpful. I usually go to Katrina for cleanings, she’s quick, efficient, and really thorough. Dr Lamiaa is literally the best dentist I’ve ever met. She’s honest and informative. I’ve recommended so many people to the clinic because it’s actually a good experience at a dental clinic, which is few and far between! Highly recommend!
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    I recently had a dental emergency and the Dundas Dental Care team got me in right away. Sarah was so attentive, helpful and made me feel like so comfortable. Dr. Mo knew I was scared of the dentist and he made me feel right at home and so calm about the entire situation. Melissa was my dental assistant and eased any fears I might have had at the dentist. Her and Dr. Mo are truly the best team and I wouldn’t go anywhere else for dental work. Thank you guys for making me feel at home and calm. 10/10 would recommend that you go to them for any dental needs!!
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    Emma Edwards
    4 months ago
    Amazing experience at Dundas Dental Care! The whole office is so warm and welcoming, and they made the treatments as comfortable as possible and were very knowledgeable and professional. I’m a new patient and will most definitely be returning!
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    Ann Bray
    3 weeks ago
    Love my dentist Lamiaa & her assistant Grace. Very professional and caring. I’m never nervous and always treated very well by all. I highly recommend this dental practice
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    Mohamed Eita
    4 months ago
    I cannot recommend it enough. It was my first time to the clinic and I drove all the way from Toronto after a referral. The staff was great. Everyone is welcoming and smiling Dr Mo’s experience made the treatment super smooth although it was a bit complicated. Definitely coming back
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