Dentists are generally trained in multiple aspects of Dentistry to provide a wide range of oral health services, and refers patients to specialised Dental practitioners. Denturists are specifically educated, trained and qualified to treat patients directly for the provision of dentures. They have expertise in dealing with difficult cases and take referrals from Dentists. Whoever you choose, you need to ensure they are registered with the appropriate Regulator for Oral Health services. The category is not yet regulated in South Africa!