How do you go about choosing a Denturist? That’s a difficult question to answer for most people
and yet it is an important one because having properly fitting dentures and an attractive smile is
essential to your health and well-being.
A good place to start is to check out the smiles of those around you and to see if someone you
trust can provide a referral and give you some idea of what made their experience with a
particular Denturist a positive one.
Location is also usually a consideration but after you’ve narrowed down the geography, you may
want to consider the following before you make this important decision.
First of all, it’s always a good idea to plan to see a few denturists before you make a
commitment to invest your time, health, money, and trust in anyone. Just like any investment
you make in your life, you will want to make sure that the practitioner you choose is someone
that is going to deliver you the very best product available.
You will also be spending anywhere from 4 – 6 appointments with this person so feeling
comfortable in their presence and in their clinic is also of importance. Luckily, most denturists
provide consultations free of charge so booking a few consults with your neighbourhood
denturists will not impact your pocketbook and will typically take up only a small amount of your
Once you are meeting with the denturist, you might want to consider:
By putting a little bit of time into your decision-making process, you will hopefully feel the
reassurance that comes with feeling good about your practitioner and having all the information
you need to make the best treatment decision for your particular dental situation.
Whether you are getting dentures for the first time or having a set replaced, getting new
dentures is not only a financial investment but also an investment in your time and more
importantly, your health, and well-being. Taking the time to make sure there is a “fit” between
you and your Denturist can ultimately be as important as the perfect fit you hope to have with
your new set of dentures.
- Maurine Karagianis
- Deborah MacLeod
- Sheila Lang
- Dominick Carswell
- Kate Dufour