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Can a partial denture be clasped to one of my porcelain teeth?

Can a partial denture be clasped to one of my porcelain teeth?

Yes but...: The clasp may create gray scratches on the porcelain. I would do this with caution. ...Read more

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Is partial denture a viable option when last three top teeth on ride side are missing? I know it could clasp on left but how would it on right? Thanks

Is partial denture a viable option when last three top teeth on ride side are missing? I know it could clasp on left but how would it on right? Thanks

It's an option: Not the best, but still an option. It would clasp on the right side just as it does in the left. If you have enough bone and the financial resources, consider dental implants and a fixed bridge. ...Read more

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

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 ! ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear my partial denture (4 teeths infront) upon delivery a baby? Thanks alot.

Is it safe to wear my partial denture (4 teeths infront) upon delivery a baby?  Thanks alot.

Yes: During your actual delivery it might be advisable to remove your partial however, in most cases they can be left in. Tell your OB and he or she will advise if it is necessary to remove your partial. ...Read more

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My partial denture teeth seem short compared to my natural teeth. Will it cause any problems?

See dentist: Ask your dentist about it. Can also see the specialist - a prosthodontist - for an opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make a permanent partial denture for a person who still has damaged teeth left?

Is it possible to make a permanent partial denture for a person who still has damaged teeth left?

What's best?: Anything is possible. Doing the right or best thing is a different story.Getting advice over the internet in these cases is the least sensible way to approach the problem.You need to have a dentist actually examine you, take a complete set of x-rays, & then sit down with you to discuss all treatment options, prognosis of each, pros & cons, etc. Then you can make an intelligent & informed decision. ...Read more

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My partial denture plates are not as sharp as mine were. They don't even have the lil indentation on the teeth. What to do ?

My partial denture plates are not as sharp as mine were. They don't even have the lil indentation on the teeth. What to do ?

Unfortunately: No matter how good the dentist and how good the lab, nothing compares to your own natural teeth. Discuss your observations with the dentist who made you the partial. We can sometimes carve better anatomy into the teeth or replace them with sharper teeth. This may be limited by your bite. An even better restoration would be implant retained crowns with sharper porcelain anatomy. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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 RPD is D5281, and for a RPD with metal substructure and claps for the mandible is D5214 ...Read more

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Is it possible for my crooked front teeth to be replaced by a partial denture?

Maybe.: If there is space to place teeth and look normal and if the teeth that support and retain the partial are healthy enough to do so, then yes. Crooked front teeth are best treated with braces or invisalign. ...Read more

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