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What are the metals and acrylics used in partial dentures

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dentistry 48 years experience
Inert metal, resin: Partial dentures are combination of nickel, cobalt molybdenum alloy for the metal and a polymer, monomer resin that is heat polymerized under pressure... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Many different: These days, there are many different acrylics. It depends upon the desired result and time expected to last. Whether immediate , temporary or long las... Read More
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Depends on quality: The materials of the partial denture directly affect the cost and quality of the prosthesis. Inexpensive partial dentures are usually made with an in... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Dentures: Partial denture composition is complex but mercury is not used. I know of at least 8 types of partial. For a good overview go to http://www.Doctorspil... Read More
Dr. Aaron Cook
Dentistry 16 years experience
No mercury: There is no mercury in the metals or acrylics used in partial dentures in my practice, and i've not heard of it ever being used an any...There are man... Read More
Dr. Mark Venincasa
Cosmetic Dentistry 35 years experience
No Mercury: The metal used is usually an alloy based on chromium and cobalt. This is a strong alloy and is usually tolerated quite well. Years ago a gold alloy ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Professional fees: They vary from office to office, so no concrete difference can be quoted. It may cost you a bit less for the unilateral RPD. ADA code for unilateral R... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
D5281 vs D5214: D5281 removable unilateral partial denture – one piece cast metal (including clasps and teeth) UCR fee $516 - $750. D5214 mandibular partial denture ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Question?: I am not completely clear on what your question is. If you are experiencing some discomfort with a partial denture, see a dentist to determine the ca... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 43 years experience
Weight and strength : The titanium based Partial Denture will be lighter weight and stronger. Both will function in the same manor and I would imagine the titanium Partial ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
Dentistry 48 years experience
Good and bad: metal partial is a stable strong solution to replace missing teeth. Valplast is a new generation of non metalic, flexible solution. Some patients love... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funarianswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
As : As you can imagine prices vary depending upon you location in the country (due to the cost of material and other overhead), amount and difficulty of t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 33 years experience
Not very hard at all: Properly constructed , fitted.And the right material used to fabricate the partial with. ....Ten minutes to an hour.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ask ur dentist...: Fees vary so much from office to office... any answer given to you over the internet is meaningless. You might need more treatment than just the parti... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Vague: The question was pretty vague, not clearly stated, and in my opinion, didn't show enough information. Could you please paraphrase or interpret that se... Read More

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