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A 48-year-old member asked:

can u get a flexible partial denture if u got no back teeth?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Perhaps: But you need some teeth to hold your flexible partial. I suggest that you see your own dentist to discuss replacement options.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Yes: As long as you have some teeth to support the partial denture, it is possible. You must remember that you will not have the support or retention that you would otherwise have it you had back teeth to help secure the partial denture in place. Keep smiling !
Dr. Andres Carbunaru
Prosthodontics 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, we can make a valplast type of denture that is flexible, but i prefer the combination of metal and valplast ( flexible) togheter for better support.
Dr. Irving Lebovics
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Sure: It's called a distal extention partilal denture. They are fabricated all he time.

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