*** IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICE ***   TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Dear Community,

 

We know that we are not the only Canadians affected by this health care crisis. We applaud all those health care workers who are on the front lines of this pandemic and we send our love and comfort to all those who are directly affected by the virus.

 

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak and the recommendations made by Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Premier of Ontario Doug Ford, our office will be closed until further notice as the province has declared a state of emergency to contain the spread.

 

Our patient’s health is extremely important to us and we want to make every effort to reduce the risk of possible infection. We have made all necessary attempts to contact anyone with an appointment during this closure and we do apologize to all our patients for the inconvenience.

 

This virus is now considered to be a transmitted through community contact. Please follow these guidelines to reduce your risk:

 

- Leave 6ft between each other

- Wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds each time

- Do not touch your face, eyes or mouth

- Report to a public health facility if you have a fever, cough or sore throat

 

For more information, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html for further updates.

 

Please stay safe during this time and take every precautionary measure to avoid infection and transmission of this disease.

 

Thank you,

Dr. Witzu and staff

 

 

 

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Providing Complete & Partial Dentures in Sudbury

Dentures are removable dental appliances that help replace and replicate missing teeth, as well as the surrounding tissues. At Chelmsford Family Dentistry, we craft custom dentures to perfectly recreate your natural teeth and greatly enhance your smile. Contact us if you are looking for complete or partial dentures in Sudbury.


Complete or Partial Dentures — Which to Choose?

All depending on your needs, there are two types of dentures for you to consider:


Complete Dentures

Complete dentures are perfect for those with all of their natural teeth missing. A complete denture can either be placed immediately, or through the conventional method of waiting for the gums to heal following tooth extractions. Conventional dentures typically require a four- to six-week waiting period in which you will go without any type of teeth. If having teeth is essential to maintaining your appearance, we can create immediate dentures in advance and then immediately place them once your remaining teeth have been removed. Several weeks later, after the tissue has healed, we will perform adjustments.


Partial Dentures

If you still have several natural teeth remaining, they can be used as posts to help stabilize a removable partial denture. Partial dentures are ideal for patients who have lost only several teeth in an arch and are looking to maintain the position of their existing teeth.


As very durable appliances, your dentures should last many years, although they may need to be remade, repaired or readjusted as a result of normal wear and tear.


Beyond Appearances

While both complete and partial dentures can help to improve your appearance, they also help with your ability to chew, speak and digest foods.


What Goes into Getting Dentures?

The process of getting dentures requires several appointments, usually over a number of weeks. Highly accurate impressions (moulds) and measurements are taken and used to create your custom denture. Several “try-in” appointments may be necessary to ensure proper shape, colour and fit. At the final appointment, your dentist will precisely adjust and place the completed denture, ensuring a natural and comfortable fit.


It is normal to experience increased saliva flow, some soreness and possible speech and chewing difficulty at first. However, this will subside as your muscles and tissues get used to the new dentures.


You will be given after-care instructions for your new dentures. Proper cleaning of your new dental appliance, good oral hygiene and regular dental visits will be a great help in extending the life of your dentures.


Request a Consultation


Reach out to us today if you need dental implants for missing teeth. To schedule a consultation with our denturist for partial dentures in Sudbury, call Chelmsford Family Dentistry, today!

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Chelmsford Family Dentistry
3183 Errington Avenue, Suite 4
Chelmsford, Ontario

(Facing Highway 144 at Charette Ave., beside Subway®)

Phone: 705-855-3200
Fax: 705-855-3204

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Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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