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Neuromuscular Dentures

As an oral health-care specialist, the Ringrose Denture Clinic offers various types of dentures to satisfy each patient's specific requirements. In close consultation with you, we will determine what those requirements are and how to meet them. State-of-the-art dentures are able to restore your smile as well as be compatible with the sensitive tissues of your mouth.

What Should You Expect:

  • Premium quality dentures that instill confidence and provide confidence and provide comfort.
  • Precision dentures that provide optimum function while eating, speaking or laughing.
  • Natural life-like dentures that recreate the character of your smile.

Did You Know?

  • You should not wear loose dentures. Have them checked immediately. Loose dentures can cause excessive friction and pressure toward the gum tissues and bones, resulting in painful sore spots and bone shrinkage.
  • Dentures can warp if placed in hot water.
  • Dentures can change shape if they dry out. When not in use, cover dentures with water or a denture-cleaning solution to prevent them from drying out.
  • Dentures should be brushed inside and outside daily with a soft, large nylon denture toothbrush with round-ended bristles. Use denture creams instead of toothpastes, which are too abrasive and will scratch your denture. Rinse with cold water.
  • Your mouth is constantly changing. Inspect your denture regularly for worn teeth. Be sure to visit your the Ringrose Denture Clinic regularly as part of your recommended check up schedule.
  • Some medications can affect denture fit and wearability so be sure to discuss this with your doctor and dental professional.
  • Only your dental professional is qualified to diagnose your oral health and adjust your denture or partial.
  • Most dental insurance policies will pay for a new denture every 5 years.
  • Worn and stained dentures can make you look older and cause your dentures to function poorly.

Comfort and esthetics are the Neuromuscular Standard

Neuromuscular Dentures

Everyone who wears a denture knows that a denture needs to fit well and be comfortable. However most people are not aware that the fit and comfort of a denture is strongly influenced by occlusion, commonly known as the bite.

A neuromuscular denture is designed to fit precisely within your mouth and harmonize the relationship between the muscles of the mouth and neck as well as the jaws and the denture teeth. This harmony sets the stage for a comfortable denture that works together with the facial structures to optimize the bite and create a well fitting, functional, beautiful denture.


Malocclusion is the term used in dentistry, for a bite which is not harmonious. When your teeth do not come together correctly your muscles around the mouth will compensate for this to help reduce your discomfort and they do this without you really noticing. Because the muscles have made this compensation they never fully relax, this can lead to a toxin build up within the muscle body which can show as other symptoms.

Some of the symptoms of a Malocclusion.

Although the signs and symptoms differ from person to person, the most common symptoms are listed below

  • Frequent Headaches
  • Ringing and congested ears
  • Popping or clicking of the jaw
  • Shoulder, neck and back pain
  • Clenching and teeth grinding
  • Tingling of the fingers
  • Sensitive teeth and oral tissue

How it is done

With the use of a specialized instrument called a Myomonitor we will relax your muscles around your head and neck. The Myomonitor is an Ultra low frequency Transcutanios Electrical Neural Stimulation unit or TENS unit. This process is carried out for a period of 20-60 minutes at select stages of the denture treatment.

During the bite registration the muscles are relaxed, which allows us to correctly identify your lower jaws Neuromuscular or Physiological resting position. This then enables us to record your neuromuscular path of closure to your correct harmonious bite, utilizing the muscles to naturally stabilize the dentures. This closed position is recorded.

Results may vary, but people who are treated with Neuromuscular Dentistry and Neuromuscular Dentures find that some or all of their symptoms improve.

Neuromuscular denture principles have been in use for over forty years making this technique time proven. However with the use of newer instrument technology and materials this allows Ian Ringrose DD to produce truly superior dentures.

It is very important to seek professional advice before choosing the denture that best suits your lifestyle. State-of-the-art dentures must be able to restore the light reflecting quality of natural teeth as well as be compatible with the sensitive tissues in the mouth. A denture should be comfortable allowing the wearer to forget it while eating and speaking. Most importantly, the correct denture will restore a carefree smile to your face.

  • Premium quality dentures instill confidence and provide optimum function while eating, speaking or laughing.
  • With sophisticated instrumentation, all your facial information is recorded to recreate the character of your smile and restore the natural contour of your lips and facial muscles.
  • Premium Ivoclar denture teeth are used to reflect light through several layers that mimic natural teeth. The quality materials resist wear, chipping and staining.