Choosing the right denture - which way to turn?

Dentures explained: Choosing the right denture for you

The denture dilemma Losing one’s teeth can be personally confronting. We simply can’t be without them. Questions abound: will I look different? Will I be able to eat the same way, speak easily, have a relationship, function the way I used to? Will choosing the right denture be difficult? It’s easy to become overwhelmed with […]

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girl feeling normal with dentures

Will My Dentures Ever Feel ‘Normal’?

Recent posts on social media indicate how some people wonder if their dentures will ever feel normal. It seems as we age, acceptance for changes to our physical well-being shift. While we hope to be well and keep all our natural ‘bits’ into our latter years, realistically we know that won’t always be the case. […]

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sleeping with dentures

Can I Sleep With My Dentures In?

Just think of it. You’ve met the love of your life and you’re contemplating spending a night together. Only one problem: what to do about your dentures? You may be under the impression that you must remove your dentures to clean and then air dry them. Or perhaps you’ve been told you need to soak […]

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what do dentures cost

What Do Dentures Cost on the Gold Coast?

By an interested bystander  Updated October 2018 I’m not sure about you, but I like to know how much things cost, especially when it’s an important purchase like dentures. Some of us still know dentures as false teeth, but whatever we call them, the cost is always a pertinent issue. Most of us are time-pressed these days or overwhelmed by technology or by the range […]

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Young Denture Wearers

Young Denture Wearers

Losing natural teeth when you are young, is less uncommon than you might imagine and occurs for many reasons. One Australian government survey undertaken in 2013, revealed people aged 15 to 24 had an average of two teeth missing. By the time they reach 25 to 44 years of age, they are missing an average […]

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Denture glue

Denture Adhesive – Do I Need It?

A little explainer is needed here. Denture adhesive and denture glue are the same thing. Whether a paste, pad/strip or powder, they are designed to keep dentures (otherwise known as false teeth), snug in your mouth. How do I know if I need denture glue? It’s common when first adjusting to wearing dentures, to feel […]

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denture clean

How To Remove Stains From Dentures

How can I remove stains from my dentures? We all want a dazzling white smile, right? No less if we wear dentures. Keeping your smile bright doesn’t have to be a huge challenge. Just a few preventative measures can make a difference. And even if staining occurs, there are things you can do to remove stains […]

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Mobile Denture Clinic

Mobile Denture Clinic

Mobile Denture Clinic for Gold Coast and Tweed Coast We are delighted to announce our new mobile denture clinic for patients in aged care facilities and those who may still live at home but have transport and mobility issues. But first, let me give you some background.  Northern Rivers Denture Clinic is the longest established clinic […]

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Denture Support Australia Facebook Support Group

New Facebook Group – Denture Support Australia

Denture Support Australia So, you have questions about your denture, but not the kind you necessarily want to discuss with your dental prosthetist or dentist, no matter how empathic she or he seems? Where do you turn? Why the internet of course! Social media and Mr Google are popular sources of information these days. But […]

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Mobile Denture Clinic

The Importance of Denture Care in Aged-Care Facilities

Denture Care in Aged Care Facilities A recent online article by health care academics on The Conversation, reported the shocking state of oral health in aged care facilities with residents having up to three times the risk of untreated tooth decay than people in the wider community. The authors note this is not something new: “In […]

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Connie Stevens

Nothing you wear is more important than your smile

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A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose

Dr Seuss

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened

Dorothy Parker

The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue

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Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts

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Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you

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A smile is a curve that sets everything straight