What Are Digital Dentures?
As of January 2021, Apple Denture & Implant Solutions is proud to announce the transition from analogue (old-school way of fabricating oral appliances) to Digital dentures. We are excited to introduce Apple NeatFit™ Digital dentures – the biggest leap forward in the field of denture fabrication since 1851, bringing better comfort, fit and esthetics to our patients at the same affordable prices.
In order to implement this new technology into our practice, we opened our own Apple NeatFit™ Digital Denture Laboratory (also known as the “lab that never sleeps”) with high-tech equipment, such as 3D Printers and CAD/CAM milling machinery. Learn more about the new process, what to expect and the benefits of this new revolutionary technology below or CALL US TODAY to book a complimentary consultation with our denturist.
Digital Dentures & its Benefits to the Patient
Digital dentures not only sound innovative but they bring many benefits to the patient. From faster turnaround time to more precise fit, there are endless reasons why our patients love this new technology. We are highlighting the top nine of them below.
How are Digital Dentures Made?
The process is very smooth and accurate. There are four STEPS involved, starting with the gag-free dental impressions, using an intra-oral 3D scanner.
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Types of Dentures Comparison Chart
Now, all Suction Lower dentures (SEMCD) are made using a NEW Apple NeatFit™ Digital denture technology. We combine the best of both worlds: an incredible accuracy of the digital process and a trusted performance of Suction Lower dentures. To learn more about Suction dentures, click here.
Our Implant dentures are also using this new Digital denture technology. For more information about the types of Implant dentures we offer, click here.
History & Evolution of Digital Dentures
There was pretty much no change in the way dentures were made for over 150 years. Charles Goodyear discovered how to make flexible rubber and this process was patented in 1851. This rubber (resin), named Vulcanite, was used along with porcelain teeth to make dentures until the middle of the 20’th century until plastics became available. Materials changed slightly, but manufacturing procedures remained the same up until several years ago. This procedure has and still is being used around the world.
Fortunately, recent advancements in technology and materials allowed dentistry to make a huge leap in the denture fabrication process. We are excited to announce that Apple Denture & Implant Solutions has made a switch to Digital dentures and is proud to provide unparalleled service to our patients.
CAD/CAM Process is the way of designing oral appliances using CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software and producing them with extreme accuracy using CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing), which uses computer-controlled machinery to manufacture dentures. We currently use Dental 3D Printer to produce prototypes and 5-Axis Dental Milling Machine to produce final dentures.
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The Best Materials
Apple Denture & Implant Solutions clinics work with the top suppliers in the industry. The best materials and equipment mean better fit, comfort and aesthetics for our patients. Below are a few of our partners & suppliers.
Our 100% Smiles Guarantee
Our #1 priority here at Apple Denture & Implant Solutions denture clinic is your satisfaction! Which means we stand by our service 100%, no matter what. If you have a problem, we will solve it. Fix it. Create a new denture for you. Whatever it takes. Just reach out to our customer service team. We’re here for you. 100% Smiles Guaranteed!
We take pride in delivering only the highest quality dentures that exceed our customers’ expectations.
Though we specialize in dentures, we address your overall oral health and well-being.
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Digital Denture FAQs
What are Digital dentures?
Digital dentures utilize the newest technology to create dentures that provide the best look, feel, and fit. Using 3D printers and CAD/CAM milling machinery, Digital dentures provide the most accurate denture fabrication process currently available. With a computer-controlled manufacturing process, we are able to create and deliver your dentures faster than ever, and at a comparable price to Conventional dentures!
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Are Digital dentures more expensive than Conventional dentures?
Our pricing methodology follows the provincial fee guide. In doing so, we provide our Digital dentures at a comparable rate of Analog or Conventional dentures. What does this mean for you? You are able to get a set of dentures that are much more accurate and fit better for the same affordable price!
How will my Digital dentures fit?
Thanks to our new state of the art equipment and updated technology, we are able to make incredibly precise and well-balanced dentures that are custom fitted to you. With increased accuracy, we are able to reduce sore spots, create a better overall look & feel, and provide you with a beautiful and timeless smile.
How long will it take to get Digital dentures?
If you already have an existing set of dentures, we can make reference to their fit & structure to streamline the process of making a new set. Your new set of dentures can be ready within as little as 10 days and 2 appointments. If you have never worn dentures, it will take 3-4 appointments, but your Digital dentures can still be completed within roughly 2 weeks.
What if I lose my dentures?
We are able to construct a new set of dentures for you within 1 day or even overnight. If you have a set of Apple NeatFit™ Digital dentures, you will have access to a Digital denture file which we will also have ready in case of an emergency. Using this digital file, we are able to recreate your dentures in no time!