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PARTIALS: Removable partial dentures are designed for patients that have a few missing teeth. They usually clasp onto existing teeth or sit on the missing tooth ridge. These are contrast to full dentures in which the patient is missing all of their teeth on the arch. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
For teeth or denture: The teeth that the partial hangs clasp to need to be in good shape to withstand the force of chewing and the partial clasping onto it. So if any dental work needs to be done on these "abutment" teeth, then the partial may have to be adjusted, changed or actually remade. The partial, over time, may need to have the clasps tightened or adjusted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I imagine it can....: However, it does not have to be that way. With some adjustments the pain can be eliminated. By carefully fitting the appliances upon initial delivery the discomfort can be minimized. With proper adjustments and an attitude of persistence, comfort can be obtained. Many patients are very pleased with a denture and partial denture.... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental Bridge: The bridge is cemented in place, and is made of more natural looking porcelain. The partial has hooks and wires which are needed to attach to your other teeth to keep the partial in place. Furthermore, the partial is a plaque trap and can be difficult to eat and speak with. Talk to your dentist further so you're aware of the advantages and disadvantages of all treatment options. ...Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
Yes: Valplast metal free partials are a good option for patients wanting a metal free option that is more esthetic. It can be repaired and have teeth added to it by the lab if needed.Another option is called duraflex which I have found to be easier to work with and is far more stain resistant..See link here for more info.. http://www.kellerlab.com/230/products/duraflex.ph. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dental implant: In general, a dental implant is the best way to replace missing teeth. The next best option is a fixed bridge, followed by a removable partial denture. Much of this depends on your individual situation with the surrounding teeth, bones and gum tissues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Denture bearing: A dental prosthetic (tooth replacement device) can gain support either from teeth or edentulous areas (no teeth present). If it used teeth to hole it in place it is called "tooth bearing". If it merely rests on the gums it is called "denture bearing". A partial denture can use both teeth and gums to help support and hold it in place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does a 2 unit dental acrylic nesbit differ in price from that of a removable partial denture with typical metal clasps across teeth? ADA codes?
Please tell me more about the benefits of a titanium removable partial denture vs. a so-named standard metal denture appliance?
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 Denture would be slightly more expensive. You'd be getting I peace of mind, more than actual comfort. Your choice! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hear that a valplast non-metal removable 2 unit nesbit cannot be relined or adjusted? But, people with full dentures can have theirs relined.
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