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Dr. John Thaler
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False Teeth (Definition)

False teeth, also called dentures, are devices ...Read more


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What are the best acrylic resins to make dentures or stay plates with?

What are the best acrylic resins to make dentures or stay plates with?

High impact resin: Resins such as lucitone 199 have a cross- linked polymer that make them more resistant to fracture. Because of the increased cost, they are not routinely used unless the dentist specifically requests it in the laboratory work authorization. ...Read more

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What are the best acrylic resins to make dentures, or does each dentist have his own favorite?

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 more

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Heat cure acrylic resin upper denture problem. Do I have to go back to the original dentist?

Heat cure acrylic resin upper denture problem.  Do I have to go back to the original dentist?

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 more

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What is it like to have temporary plastic partial dentures?

Not fun: In general, anything labeled as "temporary" is usually not as comfortable as the permanent restoration. However, that doesn't mean that you should have to suffer through it. Your dentist should be able to make you something that is not only temporary, but also comfortable and usable. ...Read more

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Will denture cleaner tablets work for a plastic retainer?

Typically yes: First, call your orthodontist and ask what they recommend for the type of retainer that you have. Usually denture cleaner works well, but check first. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to use false teeth glue to keep my plastic retainers in?

Could it be healthy to use false teeth glue to keep my plastic retainers in?

NO: See your dentist for adjustment. Adhesive is not good to use for anything. If retainers do not fit, you certainly do not want to hold them in the wrong place. Good Luck . ...Read more

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What can you tell me about metal partial and valplast plastic partial dentures?

Good and bad: metal partial is a stable strong solution to replace missing teeth. Valplast is a new generation of non metalic, flexible solution. Some patients love metalic and some loves valplast. I do tell my patient that flexible partial has a micro movement and that may be the cause of discomfort like digging in to gums etc. good luck. Micro movement can occur also with metalic partial too. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean and remove stains from false teeth and bit plate?

What is the best way to clean and remove stains from false teeth and bit plate?

Most Effective Way: Brush your dentures at least twice daily. Make sure to add some hydrogen peroxide to the bath along with a effervescent tablet. This is an effective home remedy to clean your dentures. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get the stains off dentures?

Denture stains: Over-the-counter denture cleaners and brushing with a denture brush on a regular basis is the best defense of stains. Beyond that, have your dentist place them in his or her ultrasonic cleaner for you to get most of the stubborn stains. ...Read more

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