Same Day Denture Process

Dentures While-U-Wait

Please don’t assume all patients sitting in the reception area are ahead of you.


Step 1

Patient talking to front desk staff
Patient arrives in the morning and registers with front desk.

Step 2

Dentist preparing to take impressions
Patient sees dentist for preliminary impressions.

9:00am – 10:30am

Step 3

Dentist taking impression of patient's teeth
Second impressions and bite registrations.

10:00am – 11:30am

Step 4

Lab technician working on a denture
Lab technicians setting up dentures for the wax try in.

11:00am – 1:30pm


Step 5*

Patient smiling at dentist
Denture try-in.

May need more than one try-in depending on individual cases.

11:00am – 1:30pm

Step 6

Denture being processed by tool
Lab technicians processing dentures.

Patients may leave the office and return at 3:00pm.

Step 7

Dentures being placed
Insert dentures.

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Step 8

Patient examining new dentures
Patient leaves with new dentures!


*It is generally required that patients remain in the office until Step 5 is completed.

We require all same day denture patients to return between 3:00pm and 3:30pm.

However, your denture may be ready anytime between 3:00pm and 4:45pm.