Same-Day Repairs and Relines for Dentures and Partial Dentures
Stomadent Dental Lab is your go-to source for laboratory-processed same-day denture repairs, partial denture repairs, relines and rebases. We work with dental clinics to provide more specialized Valplast partial denture repair, partial denture clasp repair, and other services.
As one of the best and most reliable dental labs serving practices in Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, and the surrounding areas, our denture lab technicians have the training, expertise, and years of experience to extend the life of your patient’s old denture and turn it into a denture that will look new with improved fit.
- Complete denture and partial denture repairs
- Tooth repair/replacement
- Repairs to the baseplate/cracks
- Eclipse monomer-free denture repairs
- All-acrylic partial denture repairs and additions
- Valplast flexible partial baseplate and clasp repairs and baseplate repairs
- Thermoflex partial denture repairs
- Tooth repairs/replacement to partial dentures with cast metal frameworks
In all cases, please specify on the laboratory prescription the type of material that was used to fabricate the original appliance, if available. This information is particularly important to ensure that monomer-free appliances remain monomer-free.
Relines and Rebase
- Complete denture relines and rebase
- Eclipse monomer-free denture relines and rebase
- All-acrylic partial denture relines and rebase
- Valplast flexible partial denture relines
Same-day denture reline services are available within the Treasure Valley area. Call Stomadent for details. For those outside of Treasure Valley, we rely on free FedEx Express 2-day shipping.
When is a Denture Reline Necessary?
A denture reline is one denture repair course of action to increase stability and increase a patient’s chewing ability. Before committing yourself to a reline, ask yourself if a reline is an appropriate treatment for this patient.
- Is the bite and vertical dimension of occlusion correct?
- Has the patient been wearing an ill-fitting denture for so long that the teeth are worn and the bite has changed?
- Is there a multi-millimeter space between the posterior teeth and opposing dentition during full occlusion?
- Would the patient be better served by an alternative treatment?
Remember: a denture reline is an attempt to restore an existing denture to proper form, fit, and function — it is not a new denture. If the bite is off or the denture is in poor condition to begin with, a reline is a waste of time and money, and it will not help the patient.
What to Send Our Denture Repair Lab for a Reline
If you have determined a laboratory reline will help, how do you help your dental lab achieve the best results possible? What records would they like to have in order to make the process run smoothly? Below is a practical technique that works.
- Examine the bite with the denture in place.
- Remove any undercuts.
- Roughen the borders and the tissue side of the denture.
- Create a minimum of three tissue stops with modeling compound (one in the anterior and two in the 2nd molar areas) to maintain the current VOD.
- Insert the denture with the warm compound in place and have the patient bite into maximum intercuspation. Allow the compound to cool, then remove the denture from the mouth.
- Adjust the compound to remove any undercuts. Reinsert and check for stability and proper occlusion.
- If the borders of the denture are short, border mold the denture in the mouth using compound or rope wax to extend the borders.
- Try the denture back inside of the mouth. Be certain the denture is stable and resting only on the tissue stops. The denture must fit passively with the patient in occlusion. If not, remove additional acrylic from the holes left by the housings and try again.
- Apply adhesive to the underside of the denture.
- Fill the denture with medium-body polyvinyl siloxane (PVS) impression material.
- Syringe light-body PVS around the implant impression copings.
- Align the overdenture and fully seat it until the denture rests entirely on the tissue stops.
- Have the patient close into maximum intercuspation. Allow the impression material to fully set.
- Remove the denture from the mouth and trim any excess impression material. Make sure the impression copings are held securely in place within the impression.
- Remove block-out rings.
- Snap implant analogs into the impression copings within the impression.
- Take an impression of the opposing arch.
- Remove the metal implant housings from the denture. Enlarge the holes left by the housings.
- Place block-out rings around the implant abutments. Snap impression copings onto each implant abutment.
Send the impressions with your written laboratory prescription to the dental laboratory for processing.
Remember to include the brand and type of implant system being utilized. Also include any information about the baseplate material that was originally used to make the denture, if you have it. A denture made from Eclipse will require different processing than a denture made from Lucitone 199.
When is a Denture Rebase Necessary?
A denture rebase is indicated over a denture reline when the denture teeth are in good condition and lack excessive wear but the acrylic itself is not in good condition. A rebase technique may be used when the denture acrylic is in need of minor denture repair. Thin, weakened, or cracked denture acrylic will be replaced while being processed. With a denture rebase, it is also possible to increase the acrylic bulk in selected areas for more lip or cheek support to improve the patient’s appearance.
Stomadent is a certified provider of the following proprietary dental products:
- Wironium by BEGO USA — Stomadent is a certified provider of Wironium products including exclusive Wironium repair materials and systems that also
- may be used to repair traditional cast metal frameworks.
- Valplast flexible partial denture materials
- Acetal Resin flexible partial denture materials
- Dentsply Digital Milled denture fabrication and processing system and materials
Each of these products have their own proprietary materials and methodology used to repair or reline their respective appliances. Stomadent is certified in both the fabrication and the repair of these brands. We take pride in utilizing genuine manufacturer supplied repair materials and techniques, assuring you that the repaired appliance will be returned to you “as good as new.”
Don’t miss a beat — when you need us, we’ll be ready! Our dental starter kit includes everything you need to order dentures, dental crowns, dental bridges, and other dental prosthetics from our dental lab. See for yourself how we can help your dental practice succeed!
FedEx two-day return postage shipping labels
Laboratory prescription slips
Three mailing boxes
Product and service inserts with price list