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London Dentures is not a typical denturist clinic. We bridge the gap that exists between the denture and dental services and integrate the two as one unique service. Since London Dentures is located inside of Riverpark Dental it provides denture patients with the same unparalleled experience as the dental patients.

All visitors are encouraged to take a tour and to a free consultation with one of our dentists in Education Centre. Our dentists work closely with Esperanza  (the person who fabricates our dentures) who is a clinical instructor for dentures & removable at UWO. Patients can view videos of the procedures they are interested in and learn about the fees. Our fees are considered average by London's standards. For your comfort we offer service in English, Spanish, German, Polish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese and Italian.

Patients comment on how London Dentures does not look or feel like a denturist practice and on the personalized treatment they receive. The patients choose London Dentures for their denture needs for 4 reasons:

  1. Complete Service in One Place
    • Dental/Denture full diagnostic
    • Teeth Removal
    • Partial dentures
    • Implant-supported dentures
    • Snap-on-smile (alternative to dentures)
    • Denture cleaning & Maintenance Services
    • Denture Repairs and Relines
  2. Quality
    • Technology
    • Customized dentures and other restorations to give you the most natural appearance
    • Consultations with the patient and family members to advise in try-in stage
    • Ongoing long-term service and support
    • Onsite lab
  3. Comfort
    • Flexible schedule. Early morning, evening and weekend appointments available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • STA (anaesthetic without a needle to the gum) - ideal for patients afraid of freezing
    • Digital panoramic x-rays - ideal for gagging reflex
    • Fewer appointments meeded
    • Adjustments and repairs done the same day
    • Spa-like atmosphere - massage, hot towels, paraffin wax
  4. Affordable
    • Free consultation in the Education Centre with the dentist and Esperanza (the person who will be fabricating your dentures)
    • Transparency in fees (know your costs before starting the treatment)
    • Various treatment options depending on your budget
    • Payment plans & financing
    Our goal is a long-term partnership with patients based on trust and respect.
  5. Tour

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First Visit/Tour


At London Dentures we believe that by creating a different type of experience.  An experience that is most welcoming, pleasant, non-invasive where the patients have the opportunity to learn about dentistry before getting into the dental chair will erase the negative connotations associated with the visit to the dentist. 

Practice Tour - Dentist in London

Since London Dentures is part of Riverpark Dental, the denture patients can enjoy the same amenities as regular patients.  The objective is to provide a practice that will provide the best overall experience for the patient, while still keeping the fees at the same level as other dentists.  

The fear and dislike of dentists inspired Dr. Martinez to create a place that did not look or feel like a denturist office or a dental practice, where people feel relaxed and enjoy visiting.  So far it has been working (see testimonials)

No-Cost Initial Consultation

When you walk in you will be greeted by a Patient Care Specialist who will help you relax and enjoy your stay.  This person will be happy to give you a tour of your practice. 

You will meet the dentist who will discuss your oral health goals and concerns.  We have 3 general dentists with expertise in dentures.  The purpose of this conversation is to find out your goals, needs and concerns.  While dentures is an option a lot of people are familiar with, there are many other options to save and replace your teeth.  The purpose of this consultation is for you to get a feel of this dental practice and London Dentures, the people and decide whether you like to stay with us.  

Treatment Planning

Our Treatment Education Centre is designated specifically for that purpose.  Once we understand your unique situation we will work with you to determine an action plan that fits your goals and constraints.  Through videos, computer animations and other hands-on tools you will understand exactly what is being done and feel confident to co-design your dental treatment.  We are never tired of your questions.

No Need to Transfer Your Records

The dental/denture diagnostic at London Dentures is done using top of the line digital technology.  As such there is no need for you to ask your former dentist for your records. 

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Complete Service



At London Dentures we offer the following services:

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Snap-on Smile



What is Snap-On Smile?
Snap-On Smile is painless, more economical and easy way to a beautiful smile. Snap-on-Smile was invented by a dentist who realized that not everyone can afford a Hollywood smile make-over. After years of extensive research and development dental practices like London Dentures can now provide you with a Snap-On Smile that is thin and strong with the look of natural teeth. You can eat and drink comfortably with your Snap-On Smile. It’s easy to care for and can be a temporary or permanent cosmetic solution. It’s available for upper and lower teeth.

Snap-On Smile’s unique, proprietary formula of hi-tech dental resin make it very thin yet extremely strong. It fits right over your existing teeth, stains, chips, missing teeth and gaps to give you a beautiful, natural looking smile.

For many people, including some of our patients Snap-On Smile has been life changing. It gives back the confidence to smile. Thousands of people worldwide have already experienced the unique benefi ts of Snap-On Smile.
It is an affordable and life-changing solution. Getting a Snap-On Smile simply requires two, short, painless visits with no drilling, no shots and no change in tooth structure.

It is an excellent choice for:
• Gaps, crooked, stained or missing teeth
• Those who are not candidates for bridges or implants
• Anyone who would like a Hollywood smile without the expense and discomfort of complex and invasive dental procedures
• Anyone who has an old-fashioned removable partial denture and wants a beautiful, more comfortable alternative

It’s easy, it’s painless and you can start today
1. You pick the style and shade of your new smile
2. An impression is taken
3. You come back in about three weeks for a final fitting and you wear your Snap-On Smile home

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Dentures - Full & Partial


Dentures are divided into two main categories: complete dentures and partial dentures. If you are missing many teeth, we may recommend dentures or partials.

Complete dentures are designed to replace the teeth in an entire arch when all the teeth are missing. Partial dentures are used when there are still teeth present in the arch. Complete and partial dentures can provide patients with a functional replacement when teeth have been lost. Complete dentures consist of an acrylic base to imitate gum tissue, and the teeth that can be made of acrylic or porcelain. The denture base is made to closely fit the contours of the arch to ensure the denture is stable during normal oral functions such as eating, speaking, or swallowing. Partial dentures can be made with a metal framework that has acrylic base and teeth attached in the areas where the teeth are missing. The metal framework also has clasps or arms that extend out and fit around some of the existing teeth. The combination of the acrylic base and the arms that wrap around some of the teeth keep the partial denture stable during normal oral functions.

There are a lot of indications for the patients wearing dentures in order to maintain the health of oral tissues. The dentist will provide all necessary information for patient education. These prosthetics can be fixed or removable, and with modern dental materials, they look totally natural.

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Sometimes before placing the denture some teeth must be removed.  The advantage at London Dentures is that the same dentist who will be fabricating the denture (with Esperanza) is the dentist who will be doing the extraction.  By owning the entire process we have a better control of the outcome and can address any needs that could come along the way.  All three dentists who do dentures - Dr. Carlos Lopez, Dr. Elizabeth Lee and Dr. Angela Ma are very versed in extractions.

There are two types of extractions:
A regular extraction is performed on a tooth that can be seen in the mouth. Most of these can be done using a local anesthetic, with or without anti-anxiety drugs.

A surgical extraction involves teeth that cannot be seen easily in the mouth. They may have broken off at the gum line or they may not have come in yet. Most simple extractions do not cause much discomfort after the procedure. Because surgical extractions are more complicated, they generally cause more discomfort after the procedure. The level of discomfort and how long it lasts will depend on the difficulty of the extraction. The dentist will prescribe medicine to alleviate pain.

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What is it?

A regular denture rests on the gums. An implant-supported denture is a type of denture that is supported by and attached to implants and tends to fit more firmly in the mouth.

You may want to consider an implant supported denture if you are unhappy with the performance of your existing denture. An implant-supported denture has special attachments that snap onto attachments on the implants.  These attachments allow you to easily bite and chew your food and prevent your dentures from falling out while eating, talking or laughing. 

An implant-supported denture is used when a person doesn't have any teeth in the jaw, but has enough bone in the jaw to support implants. Implant-supported dentures can be made for both the lower and the upper jaw.  An implant-supported denture for your upper covers less of your palate (roof of your mouth) than a regular denture, greatly increasing your ability to taste and enjoy foods.  Implant-supported dentures require at least two implants for support.  These dentures are removed daily to clean the denture and gums and nightly for sleeping.  If you would prefer a more permanent option then fixed crown and bridgework can be made on implants that can't be removed.

How Does it Work?
An implant-supported denture has special attachments that snap onto attachments on the implants.
There are two types of implant-supported dentures: bar-retained and ball-retained. In both cases, the denture will be made of an acrylic base that will look like gums. Porcelain or acrylic teeth that look like natural teeth are attached to the base. Bar-retained dentures require at least three implants. Ball-retained dentures need at least two.

You can remove an implant-supported denture easily. Some people prefer to have fixed (permanent) crown and bridgework in their mouths that can't be removed. The dentist will consider your particular needs and preferences when suggesting fixed or removable options.

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Meet Your Team


Dr. Carlos Lopez, DDS

im_carlos.jpgDr. Lopez has over 16 years of experience in the areas of dentistry and dentures. He has a special interest in management of medically compromise dental patients, dentures, oral surgery and complex oral rehabilitation with implants. Dr. Carlos Lopez graduated as a dentist in Colombia and a specialist in Oral Surgery and Pathology at the same university. Later he became assistant professor in Oral Surgery and Pathology at the same university. 

Upon coming to Canada he had to requalify his degree. He graduated with honours obtaining the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Schulich School of Dentistry, UWO. He is licensed as a general dentist in Ontario which also permits him to perform procedures in all areas of dentistry including dentures, extractions and implants. Dr. Carlos Lopez is a clinical instructor for dental students at the Schulich School of Dentistry, UWO. Dr. Lopez is fluent in English and Spanish.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Lopez

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Dr. Lee obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Tufts University of Dental Medicine in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. She practiced in Manhattan for 4 years prior to returning to London.

Dr. Lee's passion is the health of the people and to give to the community both locally and internationally.  One of Dr. Lee’s greatest passions is to volunteer her dental services and plans to make it an annual event. So far she has volunteered her dental services in the poorest regions of Nicaragua and Tanzania and holds those experiences close to her heart. Her next humanitarian trip is currently in the workings.Dr. Lee is a clinical instructor at the University of Western Ontario dental school.  Dr. Lee connects very well with older patients and enjoys providing them with services in the areas of dentistry and dentures.  To learn more about Dr. Lee click here

Angela Ma, DDS

Dr. Ma loves restoring smiles to people who have either damaged their teeth or lost them altogether. angie.jpeg She obtained her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto in 2005 and received the John A. Bothwell Scholarship for Excellence in Prosthodontics. Dr. Ma partakes in community outreach such as educating elementary students the importance of dental care. She volunteered in underserved areas in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Dr. Ma attends continuing education courses to stay up-to-date with the most advanced techniques and technologies. Dr. Ma is the dentist of choice for patients who are nervous or like lengthy and detailed explanations. She is the ideal choice for patients looking for a dentist with patience.  Dr. Ma speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  Dr. Ma is a proud mother of a little boy Luke.  To learn more about Dr. Ma click here

Esperanza Bohorquez

Esperanza is our lab manager. She has many years of experience and training in the fields of design, fabrication and adjustment of dentures. Esperanza is familiar with the techniques and materials - from the most modern to those that have stood the test of time. She has over 10 years of experience as a dentist in Colombia focusing on the areas of aesthetics and restoration. She is an instructor at the Schulich School of Denistry at UWO in dentures and removable. In addition she has been invited to give seminars in the areas of health, dentistry and dentures in Canada and internationally. Esperanza is fluent in English and Spanish.

Patient Care Team

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By Quality at London Dentures we refer to the following:

Leading-edge technology

no needles
Video - As featured on CBS News

Although no dentist can guarantee painless dentistry, there are steps that can be taken to aliviate the pain.  In an effort to provide the most enjoyable patient experience and stay on top of advances in dentistry London Dentures offers the Single Tooth Anesthesia (STA) system.  There are still very few practices that offer this system. 

What this system does is allow for "freezing" without the needle to the gum.  Instead, the anaesthetic is placed in the space between the gum and the tooth.  Therefore the patient gets the freezing without the needle.     

Traditional freezing leaves a large part of the jaw numb.  The other advantage of this system is that it freezes just the tooth that needs to be frozen.  Because the anaesthetic is controlled by a computer, the dentist can effectively administer only as much anaesthetic as is needed.  



Customized Dentures

The customized dentures and other restorations will give you the most natural appearance.  Many of our patients comment how the dentures don't look or feel like dentures.  

Family advice and support

We encourage patients to bring in the family members they trust the most.  It is your family members who will be seeing you on a regular basis and you need to be comfortable with them regardig your new dentition.  That's why we invite that they come for the fit-in of the denture.   

Ongoing Long-Term Service & Support

At London Dentures we are here for the long haul.  We look to develop strong relationship with our patients based on trust, respect and common goals. 

Onsite Lab

Our onsite modern state-of-the-art lab gives us the full quality control over the aesthetics and functionality of the final product.

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By Comfort at London Dentures we refer to the following:

Flexible Schedule

By being open 6 days a week virtually morning till evening we can accomodate anyone's schedule.  In addition should you experience any pain or discomfort at London Dentures you can be seen right away. 

Wheelchair Accessible

The design of this new facility was made keeping in mind of patients who might need special considerations.  London Dentures is located on the ground level, there are no steps and a wide sidewalk will lead from the parking lot to the doors.  The dissability parking spot is close to the door.  The practice has wide halls and entry to the treatment rooms to make it easy to navigate any wheelchair.  London Dentures offers probably the most comfortable dental chairs as well.  

Digital Panoramic X-rays - ideal for gagging reflex

The digital x-rays used at London Dentures use 93% less radiation as compared to the traditional x-rays.  The panoramic x-ray will allow to take a photo of the mouth without being too invasive in patients' mouth.  Ideal for people with gagging reflex.    

Adjustments and repairs done same day

The idea is to minimize the amount of time the patient would have to go and see their denturist.  By choosing London Dentures you will need less trips to get the work finished.  Adjustments and repairs can be done the same day decreasing the amount of appointments needed. 

Spa-like atmosphere

Patients comment how London Dentures is not a traditional denturist office.  At this west London denture clinic you have masage in teh xchair, hot towels and paraffin wax for your hands to enjoy while watching your favorite show on TV.  All these amenities at no additional cost.  It is our way to say thank you for choosing us for your dental health.  

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Free Consultations

Our open-door policy entitles everyone to a free consultation with one of the dentists where you can learn about treatment options, fees and have general questions answered.  Consult2.jpg

How much will it Cost?

If you need specific costs for your treatment a dental/denture full diagnostic must be conducted.  The results of the exam are presented to you along with digital x-rays, videos and computer animations. 

Patients have commented how our fees are lower than what they are used to.   What we think makes the difference, is how our dental lab manager, the dentist and your Patient Care Specialist help you prioritize your treatment according to your needs, goals, dental coverage and financial situation.  For larger procedures you will also be given a copy of the presentation to take home in case you would like to seek a second opinion or take more time to make your decision.  There is never any pressure.

Payment Terms

You will be asked to pay the fee at the time of service.  We will submit your claim to the benefit provider electronically and you will get reimbursed as quickly as within a few days.  Since you already know what you are covered for, there should be no surprises.  Payments may be made with cash, debit, bank draft, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.  If you have any questions regarding your bill, your Patient Care Specialist will sit with you in a private area and go over it in detail.   

London Dentures Will Help You Finance your Treatment

London Dentures offers several generous financing plans to finance your denture and dental needs.  This includes extending your payment over up to 5 years and interest-free financing OAC.     



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Contact Us


London Dentures

Esperanza Bohorquez


305 Boler Road Unit #3, Byron (West London)
Ontario, N6K 2K1

Phone: 519-963-0579
Email: [email protected]

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