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Not Necessarily: If you have a denture problem, it's generally best to see the original dentist again. Not only is he/she most familiar with your specific case, but he/she probably won't charge as much to perform follow-up work on something he/she fabricated. A new dentist is okay too, but it may cost more. If your original dentist can't help you, then you'll have to find someone else, obviously. Either way is ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Polymerization: Heat cure implies that heat is needed to accelerate or catalyze polymerization. Obviously it is not used intra orally since adding heat to a mouth is not comfortable or safe. Heat cured acrylics are used in makeing dentures which "cook" in hot water. Self cure acrylics were once used intra-orally. A catalyst and base material are mixed together, placed in the cavity prep and left to cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Long-Term Quality: Heat-cured acrylics are less porous, harder, easier to polish, easier to clean, and generally last longer. But, they have to be processed in a laboratory (generally). Self-cured acrylics are quick &easy to use, so a dentist can use them in a clinical/practice setting. You don't have to send anything to the lab and wait. Large projects = heat-cured preferred. Small projects = either is okay. ...Read more
No best and no: Resins used to make dentures are very generic as to materials very little in composition. It is sad that dentists try to use the material in the denture base to differentiate a cheap versus a deluxe denture. The expense to the dentist from the lab for a customize base resin is small and can lead to deception in its cost. Yet, adding blanching, pigment and fiber can improve cosmetics. Be aware. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acrylic nails: Because acrylic nails are much stronger than natural fingernails, you'll need to use a coarser than average emery board or nail file. If you don't already have one, get a high-grit (100-180 grit) emery board or nail file, and also have a regular grit emery board on hand. Yes, acrylic nails are safe to file. ...Read more
Can fabrics like polyester and Acrylic cause cancer?What are the chances of developing it from fabrics?Almost all my fabrics are these.Is it safe2use?
I broke my nail off while i had an acrylic still attached.. The nail didn't come off completely but if did rip up my natural nail also what should I do?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment for your nail. ...Read more
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