Dental One is currently experiencing phone issues. To reach us please text message to this mobile number: 0417689845

Missing teeth are a big deal, impacting your ability to chew food, talk, swallow and smile – Things most of us take for granted. There are several options for replacing missing teeth, but how do you know what is right for you? Dentures or Dental Implants? Well firstly it pays to receive professional advice from a dentist as both options have their pros and cons depending on your situation.


A denture is a removable prosthesis which can replace multiple missing teeth and gums. Typically, there are two types of dentures are available. Complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain.

Made of acrylic or metal frames, advancements in Denture technology means Dentures are more comfortable than ever before. Dentures not only restore your ability to fulfil simple tasks like eating food, they reinstate a happy, healthy smile and look terrific – Giving you the confidence you need.

Advantages include

  • Cost effective
  • Quickly fabricated – Simple process, with same day dentures an option
  • Can replace multiple teeth.


Have you ever heard the term implant and been confused as to what they are and the process behind the procedure? Let’s break it down in layman’s terms. Think of a dental implant as a titanium screw that is inserted into the jaw. This insert then acts to hold an artificial tooth. Today implants are considered the benchmark for replacing a missing tooth.

More and more people are choosing dental implants over removable dentures or fixed bridges.  Dental implants offer several advantages for people who want to replace their missing, diseased or decayed teeth. The biggest advantage is that dental implants are fixed and not removable and remain there for many years.

Advantages include

  • They stay in place, without any slipping or clicking when eating or speaking. Poses no risk of moving or dislodging
  • Confidence in chewing – After a little while you won’t even have to think about it!
  • Promote healthy self-esteem and provide a natural look and feel
  • Do not need to be removed each night for soaking and cleaning and do not require adhesives to keep them in place
  • Minimal maintenance needed once inserted.
  • Easily incorporates into your regular oral health routine with brushing twice a day and flossing once a day
  • Assist in protecting the jawbone by preventing further deterioration
  • Less risk of cavities developing. Since dental implants are made with titanium and affixed with a crown, bridge or fixed denture, cavities cannot occur.

What is best for you?

So now you hopefully better understand the similarities, differences pros and cons of Dentures vs Implants we can determine what works best for different individuals.

Initially medical imaging tests such as X-rays, OPG X-rays and CT scans are used to determine the amount and quality of the existing bone, considering various factors such as previous implant or denture history, smoking habits, quality of existing teeth and health of gums. From there the decision is up to you – Here are some things you may want to consider:

Insurance coverage

Depending on your cover, factoring in that these procedures are classified as major dental, Dentures and implants may or may not be covered. It is likely your insurance will cover a portion of the implant, denture or bridge, however it is advised before making any decision that you contact your provider to find out the full extent of your cover.

Long-term thinking

Implants that are properly cared often last your entire life span, so costs can be lower in the longer term, factoring in that dentures will need replacing and regular upkeep. Do the math for yourself after gauging pricing and calculate long term vs short terms costs.

Long-term facial structure

Implants help to preserve bone and overall facial structure. This also means a lessened chance of gum tissue from shrinking and the jaw deforming or shrinking. Dentures do not address bone loss, as such there is a likelihood that the structure of the face will suffer.

Oral hygiene

Dentures need to be cleaned meticulously every day. In comparison, implants can be maintained by simply brushing and flossing.


Implants aim to look and function almost identically to real teeth. If appearance matters to you, this may be something to discuss with your dentist.

It is advised that you discuss all above concerns with your dentist and only after thoroughly researching the options for yourself, you come to a decision. For more information on how Dental One fits implants or dentures or to book an appointment contact us on 1300 0 NOGAP (1300 0 66 427)

  1. June 20, 2020

    I have been exploring for a little for any high-quality articles or blog posts in this kind of area .
    Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this web site.
    Reading this information So i’m satisfied to show that
    I have a very excellent uncanny feeling I came upon just what
    I needed. I most for sure will make certain to
    don?t disregard this website and provides it a look regularly.

  2. June 21, 2020

    It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy.
    I have read this post and if I could I want to
    suggest you some interesting things or suggestions. Perhaps you could write next articles
    referring to this article. I desire to read more things about it!

  3. June 22, 2020

    Hey there! Do you know if they make any plugins to safeguard against hackers?
    I’m kinda paranoid about losing everything I’ve worked hard on. Any suggestions?

  4. I’m not sure why but this website is loading extremely slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this issue or is it a issue on my end?
    I’ll check back later on and see if the problem still exists.

  5. I for all time emailed this weblog post page to all my friends, as if like to read it next my
    friends will too.

  6. June 26, 2020

    What a data of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious experience on the topic
    of unexpected emotions.

  7. I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your
    blogs really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back down the road.

  8. June 27, 2020

    I visited various blogs however the audio feature for audio songs present
    at this website is in fact superb.

  9. June 27, 2020

    Heya this is somewhat of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if
    you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but
    have no coding skills so I wanted to get advice from someone
    with experience. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  10. Heya terrific blog! Does running a blog similar to this take a large amount of work?
    I have very little knowledge of computer programming but I was hoping to start my own blog soon. Anyhow, if you have
    any ideas or tips for new blog owners please share.
    I know this is off topic nevertheless I just had to ask.
    Many thanks!

  11. Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text
    in your content seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.
    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do
    with browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you
    know. The layout look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Kudos

  12. Hi friends, its impressive post concerning tutoringand fully explained,
    keep it up all the time.

  13. Howdy just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let
    you know a few of the images aren’t loading properly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve
    tried it in two different browsers and both show the same outcome.

  14. Its such as you read my thoughts! You appear to grasp so much approximately this,
    such as you wrote the e-book in it or something. I think that you just could do with a few
    % to drive the message home a little bit, but instead of that,
    this is excellent blog. An excellent read. I’ll definitely be back.

  15. Hello, always i used to check website posts here in the
    early hours in the daylight, since i love to gain knowledge of more and more.

  16. резинки дляфитнеса киев цены
    резинки для фитнеса мелитополь

    резинки на ноги для фитнеса
    фитнес резинка виді киев
    резинкм для фитнеса киев
    поделиться пожаловаться резинки для фитнеса

    Feel free tо surf to my web site … ленточный эспандер (

  17. July 7, 2020

    I just want to tell you that I am just new to weblog and truly loved this web page. Likely I’m want to bookmark your site . You really have wonderful well written articles. Thanks a bunch for sharing your webpage.

Write a comment:

Your email address will not be published.

2019 © Copyright - Dental One

Call Us        1300 066 427