Important Patient Notice

Due to the current situation in the UK with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have been advised by the Chief Dental Officer to suspend all routine and non-urgent dental treatment.

We will do our utmost to maintain an emergency service for our registered patients according to current government guidelines.

We would like to thank our patients for their continued support and hope that you all stay safe during these difficult times.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via our website or ring 01253 353 759.

Thank you

Alan Barnes Dental Care

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Dentures

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A cosmetic denture is designed to look just like your natural teeth and gums so that the fact that you are wearing a denture is a secret shared only with your clinician. It also allows you to make the changes to them that you might have wanted to make on your natural teeth.

Alan Barnes have chosen an award winning system to provide dentures. Schottlander have been making the products from which dentures are made since 1922. It’s Award Winning Enigma Cosmetic Teeth and Denture System received the Queen’s Award for the Enigma Cosmetic Teeth & Denture System.

How many appointments do I need?

Making a quality complete set of cosmetic dentures can often take as little as four visits to your clinician. Everyone’s face, teeth and gums are different as is the relationship between their upper and lower jaws. Each appointment is crucial for a final denture that looks, fits and works well.

Getting used to your denture

It will take a bit of time to get use to your new denture, particularly if it is your first. Expect a number of adjustments to be needed. Always tell us about your concerns, being as specific about them as possible. Complete dentures will never feel like your own teeth, they will, however, become comfortable and functional with time.

Things to consider before your appointment

Your clinician will plan your new set of dentures with meticulous attention to detail and the information you can provide is essential to this process.

  • What are the problems with your present dentures?
  • What improvements would you like, if possible?
  • Are you happy with the size, colour, shape and position of your teeth?
  • Can you speak clearly with your current set?
  • What do you like about your present dentures?

People often look best when teeth of a similar size and shape to their original teeth are chosen. If you have a photograph showing them, then bring it with you since it will help with the choice.

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