Denturist

Denturists examine patients and design, construct and repair removable dentures. Most Denturists work in private practice.

 

Denturism Program Focus:

 

  • Measure patients’ jaws to determine size and shape of dentures required

  • Make impressions of patients’ teeth, gums and jaws

  • Design and construct dentures or direct other workers to construct dentures

  • Insert, fit and modify new dentures

  • Repair dentures

  • Reline, rebase and adjust dentures

  • Fabricate mouth protectors, anti-snoring prostheses and removable prostheses on implants

  • May order radiographs

  • May prepare partial dentures

  • May perform denture whitening and cleaning.