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Shelton, Washington, United States
NEW SMILE DENTURE CLINIC, 114 W. Alder St., Shelton, Washington, 360-426-8800,

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Denture Quality and Denture Price vs. Cost to the Patient

Most patients, when looking for a denture provider, ask only about the price of the denture. Is the denture price the best indicator of the quality?... Yes and no. We can find a set of 2 full dentures priced from around $500.00 to $10,000 and much more. With a “bargain” denture one may pretty much bet that the quality will match the price. I’ve also seen some poor quality and ill fitting dentures that left the patient with a bill of few thousand dollars. Somewhere in between is a high quality set of dentures for a fair price, and it does not have to cost $5000.00. Well,… how to find it?...

When searching for the denture provider, always ask if the denture will come with the WARRANTY. If the provider offers the warranty for at least 1 year, that covers adjustments, cracks and fallen out teeth (labor and materials), you may feel more assured that this provider stands behind his or her product and that you as a patient will receive the top quality denture.

If the provider does not offer the warranty you may expect additional costs of adjustments and repairs in the very near future. I have seen patients that chose the “bargain” dentures but spent $100’s on repairs that were needed (repeatedly) within weeks and months after they received their new dentures.

The most common reason for the crack in the denture plate to occur (other than denture being dropped on the hard surface) is an improper bite registration taken by the provider. The most common reason for the denture teeth falling out is an improper process of fabricating the denture in the lab and/or using cheap materials. The cost of the repairs in both cases, if done multiple times, can add up to the price of the new denture. The “bargain” dentures have a bargain price for a reason… Additionally, dentures made of cheap teeth and materials will not last nearly as long as the ones made of top quality teeth and materials, and the first signs are: the excessive wear on the teeth and the frequent need for repairs.

Denture price and denture cost to the patient are two different things. So… ALWAYS ASK ABOUT THE WARRANTY ON THE DENTURES; ask about the price for the exam and evaluation, ask if there is an additional charge for the visits during the process of making the denture. All those factors can add up and, all of the sudden, your bargain price will not look so good.

In our Denture Clinic ALL dentures come with the warranty which is included in the price of the denture. The warranty covers normal wear and tear like: adjustments, the crack in the denture plate or fallen out tooth. The only cost to the patient is the price of the denture.We use only the best quality teeth and materials and we stand behind our quality of work, that’s why we can guarantee our product. 

Let us be your denture provider!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Acrylic Partial Denture - Part II

I receive a lot of inquiries about the acrylic partial dentures. Statistically more and more people keep their own teeth longer but, inevitably they do lose some of them. Partial denture is one of the easiest and most cost effective solutions for restoration of the missing teeth.

At the time when cost effectiveness is on everyone’s mind, we offer our patients acrylic partials that are reinforced (if needed), and are processed the same way as permanent dentures. As always, we use premium teeth and materials and offer warranty* as on all our products.

Traditionally acrylic partial denture is considered a transitional denture or a temporary denture that a patient would wear before he or she would get a metal frame partial denture or a bridge. Acrylic partial dentures made in our clinic are not just for looks; they are durable, long lasting, functional, and cost a fraction of a metal frame partial.

Come see us if you think that acrylic partial denture could be a solution for you.

*Warranty (at no additional cost) on the acrylic partial denture covers normal wear and tear (crack in the plate or fallen out tooth) for 3 months - full cost of repair. NOTE: warranty on the full denture is 1 year for normal wear and tear.

For more info about Acrylic Partial click HERE.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Denture Maintenance and Oral Health

Maintaining the denture is closely connected with maintaining the oral health. Just because a denture wearer has no natural teeth does not mean that he/she does not need to take steps to maintain the oral health. The reasons for the denture maintenance are: cosmetic appearance, oral hygiene, oral health, denture function.

To maintain the cosmetic appearance of the denture and proper oral hygiene the dentures need to be cleaned daily. It is also recommended to rinse the dentures after every meal. The calculus or tartar will collect on the denture teeth the same way it does on the natural teeth. The denture cleaning should be done with the soft brush and mild soap (over the sink filled with water). Regular denture cleaning will also prevent the denture material from absorbing flavors from foods and cigarettes. Fore more details on How to Clean the Denture please click HERE.

To maintain the proper oral health it is important to maintain the oral hygiene and to take the denture out at night when we sleep. Overnight, the denture should be soaked in a cup filled with water. The denture supporting tissues need the time to rejuvenate and rest. The flow of saliva is restricted under the denture while wearing it, so the “rest” time is needed to restore the tissues under the denture. Some denture wearers, who wear their dentures at night, may develop bacterial or fungal infections of the tissues under the dentures. Our saliva has antibacterial properties and therefore is the best first line of defense against oral infections.

Taking the denture out at night also prolongs the proper fit of the denture and its function. Denture wearers who don’t take their dentures out at night will most likely need a denture reline sooner then the ones who do (few months vs. 2-5 yrs respectively). It is well worth to take the denture out at night to maintain the oral health and save $$$ on less frequent relines at the same time.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

New Smile Denture Clinic - Now Open

Our New Smile Denture Clinic is now open in Shelton, WA!! Our services include full dentures, partial dentures, denture relines and denture repairs. We use only top quality teeth and materials.

Take advantage of our New Patient special: 10% discount on all services through the month of March 2011. Along with everyday 10% discount for Seniors (62+) - those are big savings on top of our already competitive prices! Our exams, evaluations and post insertion adjustments are always FREE. The only cost to the patient is the price of a denture, denture reline or repair. Our price list is available to view at our clinic - stop by or call for the information. There is no obligation and no pressure.

For more information about us and our denture clinic please visit: . I'm looking forward to seeing you soon!!

We have received the permit from the city of Shelton for the wall sign: the contractor promissed to install the sign by March 11th. Go Randy!!


Friday, January 28, 2011

Coming soon...

Our new website   will be launched soon. In the meantime please browse our Denture Info blog. The posts are arranged by subject for your convenience. If you have any questions or comments please e-mail Alex at