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What is Snap-On Teeth and How does it Work?

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Do you have crooked or chipped teeth? Maybe you have some nicotine or coffee stains that just will not go away. However, you know that getting new teeth or buying dentures can be very expensive and time consuming. In addition, having to go for several weeks without any teeth while they make your new dentures is more than inconvenient, it is downright embarrassing! Nobody wants to go around with no teeth for any amount of time. It is hard to talk without teeth and extremely affects the beauty of your smile.

At Dentistry For You clinic in Thornhill, our snap-on teeth can help you with both of these issues. Not only are they much less expensive than getting new teeth or dentures, but also you get to keep the teeth you have so you do not have to go without teeth for any time at all. That means less pain too! No shots! No tooth pulling! You will not have to get any bunch of teeth taken out to place the snap-on teeth in your mouth because they fit right over your existing teeth.

Here are some more FAQs about snap-on teeth:

How Snap-On Teeth Work?

how snap-on teeth workOur dentist at Dentistry For You first examines your existing teeth to be sure you are a good candidate for the snap-on teeth treatment. If you have any dental problems such as cavities, our dentist will need to take care of that first. Once the dentist feels your teeth are healthy enough, our dentist will make a mold of your teeth to send out to a laboratory so your snap-on teeth can be made. When your new teeth are back from the lab, our dentist will insert your snap-on teeth and adjust them accordingly until they are perfect.

Why Would Anyone Need Snap-On Teeth?

If you have any missing teeth, crooked, chipped, or stained teeth, it can lower your confidence and make you not want to smile. These teeth can fix just about everything as long as you have a few good teeth for our dentist to fit them to. Each arch, top and bottoms, can have up to 14 beautiful new teeth that fit right over your existing teeth. They are made of a very strong and thin resin that will withstand as much as normal, healthy teeth.

How Long Will My New Snap-On Teeth Last?

As long as you take care of your snap-ons, they should last between two and five years. Our dentist here at Thornhill will show you how to insert your new teeth and how to remove them while you sleep. They are very similar to dentures in the fact that you can wear them all the time for drinking, smiling, talking and working.

Are They Expensive?

The best thing about the snap-on teeth is that they are inexpensive compared to other procedures like porcelain crown. Our snap-on teeth are much more affordable.

So, if your smile is not as beautiful as you want it to be, just give us a call at 905.731.1871