Has your patient returned to your clinic with their repaired denture, because it’s fractured again?
When you send the denture pieces to the Dentaltech lab for repair, we can’t really assess what is the actual cause of the break and resolve that. If we just fix the break, we fix the symptoms and not the reason for the break.
Therefore, the first step is to use a temporary stick like strong yellow wax and try it in the mouth to see if it fits nicely.
The 3 main causes of a broken denture that need to be addressed, to ensure the break does not occur again: