These are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth and are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.
There are different kinds of Dentures that work for different types of dental conditions and these include; removable dentures, partial dentures, flexible dentures,complete dentures.
When you come in for check up our dentists are able to advise you on the best denture option for you basis on the analysis taken from your mouth.
These are artificial tooth roots that provide a permanent base for fixed replacement thanks to the metal screw placed into the jaw bone for stability before the tooth is placed on top of it.
Crowns and bridges
Crowns refer to dental caps of artificial teeth.
Bridges are fixed dental prothesis used to replace missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitely to adjacent teeth.
They are more permanent than dentures and they don’t require the implant process if you have healthy neighbouring teeth.
At dental solutions Kampala we have different types of materials that we use in the fabrication of false tooth and these include Metal alloys, gold alloys, acrylic, ceramic, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal.
Each of these materials has a durability time and our prosthodontist explains each of them to you so that you are able to choose the one you want.
He states that the gold and metal alloy options tend to be durable and cost effective, but they won’t look much like your other teeth.
Porcelain, acrylic and ceramic crowns can more closely match your natural teeth.
Porcelain bonded to a metal shell increases strength of the tooth while maintaining it’s attractive tooth like aesthetic.
How long do false teeth last?
According to our prosthodontist, he explains that artificial tooth usually last longer due to the material used to fabricate them, proper hygiene and care.
- They require regular brushing and flossing
- Avoid hard crust food
- Avoid sticky foods
He goes on to explain that patients also ask whether you can chew with false tooth,
And he says that yes…….you can chew with artificial teeth but not as smooth as we do with natural teeth.
How much do artificial teeth cost in Uganda?
Artificial teeth cost in Uganda replacement ranges from 150k Ugsh-7million per tooth depending on the type you want.
Make your appointment with our clinic on:+256709966946.