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How long should dentures last?

Question from reader: I read that dentures should last 10 to 15 years. Is this true? The American Dental Association recommends replacing your dentures every 5 to 7 years. One consistent observation I have made with patients who have worn their dentures 10 years plus, is the over-closure of the bite. (Nose & chin are […]

Porcelain vs. Acrylic vs. Plastic dentures – Portland Dentures

Porcelain Dentures or Acrylic Dentures Porcelain is harder than acrylic enamel and is not for everyone. There is a “Sound” with porcelain that some people don’t like. If you’ve only worn porcelain (in the case of a full upper and lower) you will probably not be happy changing to acrylic. Porcelain is far more destructive […]

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