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Fixed Partial Denture
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 2 more doctor answers
Temp vs Permannent: A flipper partial denture is more of a temporary acrylic partial that is meant to serve as a vehicle to further more permanent treatment in the future- implants, permanent partial, etc. It often is used to allow the tissue to heal first prior to getting a permanent prosthesis. A flexible partial serves as a permanent denture, especially for those who don't want metal or have teeth that are weak. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The adjustment period for partial dentures varies greatly from patient to patient. Some are quick to adapt and others struggle. My advice is to be stubborn and don't give up. The more you wear your partial, the quicker you will get used to it. Do not get frustrated and see your dentist for adjustments that may be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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