It’s easier to have good oral health nowadays.

Modern dentistry has opened doors of opportunities to achieve the smile of your dreams.

Even those in their golden years can still enjoy happy moments with big smiles on their faces through premium quality restorative devices at EK Dental Surgery.

Our restorative devices, including dentures, are made of quality materials to ensure durability and optimum performance.

Unfortunately, dentures are not indestructible. They can be damaged for a number of reasons. When that happens, your EK Dental Surgery dentist can help!

At EK Dental Surgery, we treat all dental issues with care and urgency, more so in cases of a dental emergency. We have same-day emergency appointments available to provide immediate attention as soon as possible.

If you or your loved ones in Glen Waverley have a dental emergency, do not hesitate to call your emergency dentist at EK Dental Surgery.

Common Reasons Why Dentures Break

Knowing what causes denture damage can help you care for them better. Here, we have gathered some of the most common reasons dentures break. Take a look.

Natural deterioration

Your daily grinding, chewing, and other functions of your teeth can strain your dentures to the point of breakage. Dentures are not permanent, and how you use them can greatly affect their longevity.

Loose dentures

Loose dentures are mainly caused by two things –imperfect fit and progressive bone loss. The first case is caused by a poor dental job; the second happens when the natural stimulation between the teeth and the bone is disrupted when teeth are missing.


Your dentures are not as strong as your natural teeth. Denture wearers must avoid hard, sharp, and sticky foods. Using your teeth outside their natural functions is also a form of abuse.


To keep your gums healthy, dentures should be removed every night. In doing so, your dentures may accidentally fall and break.

For broken dentures, the best thing to do is to visit your Glen Waverley dentist right away.

What Your Glen Waverley Dentist Can Do?

Although dentures are a serviceable missing-tooth replacement option, the permanence and natural look of dental implants make them a great choice.

EK Dental Surgery offers high-quality and durable dental implants as replacements for missing teeth.

If properly cared for, dental implants can last years, and sometimes even for life! This means costs can be lower in the long term since dentures, in comparison, will need replacements frequently.  

Why Choose Dental Implants Over Dentures?

Dental implants cost more upfront than dentures, and therefore many people choose dentures without further investigating dental implants as an option.

When you consider the additional costs of dentures, including cleaning solutions, adhesives, repairs, and denture replacement, implants are a better financial solution and well worth the extra upfront cost.

With so many things at stake, like your overall health and self-esteem, we suggest you consult your Glen Waverley dentist before reaching a decision.

At the end of the day, your dentist is your best resource to help you decide what option works best for you and your mouth. Remember that you may decide to start with dentures and eventually progress to dental implants, but dental implants are a more permanent option.  

Broken Dentures in Glen Waverley

Don’t put off seeing us in case of a dental emergency, as time is very important in such circumstances.

A same-day emergency appointment is available to relieve you of your pain as soon as possible.

Call (03) 9887 8787 or visit us at 230 Springvale Road in Glen Waverle 

What Our Smiling Patients Are Saying

Read some of the many 5-star reviews we’ve received
from happy patients in Melbourne

Charmaine Oberoi
Charmaine Oberoi
Had a wisdom tooth extracted by Dr Lydia Tseng a month ago. Was extremely nervous but she was so very kind and gentle, I dare say I was pleasantly surprised with the entire procedure. All thanks to this super patient dentist. Thank you so much. I might actually be nearly happy about my next visit 🤞🏼😆
Sudan Chakravarthy
Sudan Chakravarthy
Doctor Lee is a honest professional who treats his patients with compassion and care.
joanne lin
joanne lin
Our family have already attended the EK dental surgery with Dr. Lydia for a couple of years. Dr. Lydia is our best choice after compared with other dentists, especially on children’s dental care. She is very patient and very professional on children’s noncooperation. She explained the treatment clearly and given us good advice. She is always gentle when checked teeth. She used a lot of strategies to help my son for relaxing and be comfortable while filling a tooth. My son was very resistant to see dentist because he had a bad experience in another clinics before, but Dr. Lydia was very patient and given my son a lot encouragement. I highly recommended Dr. Lydia
Vanessa Joy Grecia
Vanessa Joy Grecia
Great team. Highly recommended!
Honey Glaze Rosalyn
Honey Glaze Rosalyn
Fantastic and caring dental team. Highly Recommended!
Dopegine H
Dopegine H
Highly recommend dentist in Glan Waverley. The whole team is great
John Lee
John Lee
Reasonable prices, great location and qulity dentist in Glen Waverley on Springvale Road. Highly recommeneded if you are in the area.

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