207 Clarkston Road,
Glasgow,
G44 3DS

207 Clarkston Road,
Glasgow, G44 3DS

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Chrome Cobalt Dentures

What are Chrome Cobalt Dentures?

Chrome cobalt dentures are dentures made from cast cobalt chrome framework/base. They are made of a type of allow which consists of cobalt, chrome, chromium (which is added to prevent corrosion).

What are Chrome Cobalt Dentures?

  • Chrome cobalt dentures are cast to fit your teeth. Hence they are more stable and retentive compared to normal acrylic dentures.
  • Chrome cobalt denture has higher dimensional stability compared to acrylic dentures, which means it will not change its shape easily.
  • Chrome cobalt denture has higher thermal conductivity compared to acrylic dentures which allow you to feel the temperature of food and beverages which you have consumed.
  • Chrome cobalt dentures are more hygienic compared to acrylic dentures. This is because they are less porous and lessen the accumulation of food, plaque and calculus on metal surface.
  • Chrome cobalt dentures are lighter in weight. They can be cast thinner than acrylic dentures while maintaining its strength.

Construction of chrome cobalt dentures may take around 4 to 5 dental appointments.

We will:

  • Diagnose and design your denture after performing thorough examination of your oral tissues.
  • Obtain a good preliminary impression (most likely using a material called alginate)
  • Mouth preparation during the next visit ( Rest seat preparation is prepared using light pressure with a high speed handpiece. Rest is a component of removable partial denture which plays an important part to provide stability and retention

FACT

The enamel on the top surface on your tooth, is the hardest part of your entire body.

TIP

A diet that is rich in vitamins, minerals and fresh fruit & vegetables can help prevent gum disease.

FACT

Visiting a Dentist twice a year is imperative for dental health.

FACT

Babies' teeth begin to develop before they are born, but in most cases don't come through until they're between 6 and 12 months old.

TIP

Floss or use an interdental brush every day to remove food, debris and plaque lodged between your teeth.

FACT

There are 32 adult teeth in total – 12 more than in the baby set.

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