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What are the metals and acrylics used in dentures?

What are the metals and acrylics used in dentures?

Can be Chrome cobalt: Can be chrome cobalt , vitallium , titanium for partial dentures and high nobel metal with combination with pfm crowns (rpd).. Dentures ir acrylic partials with fibered acrylic like valplax ...Read more

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What are the metals and acrylics used in partial dentures?

What are the metals and acrylics used in partial dentures?

Depends on quality: The materials of the partial denture directly affect the cost and quality of the prosthesis. Inexpensive partial dentures are usually made with an inexpensive material called chrome colbalt. The better quality partials are made with vitallium, and even better, gold. Of course the cost is different. The acrylic used also makes a difference. Using a fibered acrylic adds more strength ! ...Read more

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What are the different types of metals and acrylics used in partial dentures? Any mercury?

What are the different types of metals and acrylics used in partial dentures? Any mercury?

No Mercury: The metal used is usually an alloy based on chromium and cobalt. This is a strong alloy and is usually tolerated quite well. Years ago a gold alloy was used; that may be quite expensive today. The acrylics are quite common and have been used for years. Some partials can also be made with other materials. This science has changed a bit. ...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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What metals are used in dentures?

What metals are used in dentures?

none usually: Full dentures are made of acrylic while partial dentures are made of chrome-cobalt metal and acrylic. Rarely, metal bases with acrylic over the metal are used for full dentures. ...Read more

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What type of metal is used in dentures?

Depends: Most partial denture frameworks use an alloy or mixture of metals. These are typically gold, nickel, or chromium alloys. Full dentures rarely contain metals. There are partial dentures available today that are made without metal. ...Read more

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Advantage and disadvantage of acrylic as a denture base material?

Advantage and disadvantage  of acrylic as a denture base material?

Very broad question.: As compared to what? Some individuals, although very uncommon, have acrylic allergies. Metal bases are stronger and thinner, but less easily adjusted if they cause any irritations or sores. Nylon bases are more flexible and cannot be added to or adjusted easily. Implant supported teeth are the best option. Discuss treatment options with your own dentist who knows you and your case best! ...Read more

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What is the metal and mineral content in lucitan 199 denture material?

What is the metal and mineral content in lucitan 199 denture material?

Call dealer to ask: Dealers like the one at this link may have MDS information sheets on the products from the manufacturer. Or they might give you contact info. http://www.pattersondental.com/Supplies/ProductFamilyDetails/24431 Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the pros and cons of valplast partials vs traditional metal partials. Do they make full dentures?

I was wondering what are the pros and cons of valplast partials vs traditional metal partials. Do they make full dentures?

Temporary fix: Valplast partials are ok for short term or possibly for financial reasons. After everything becomes stable, you would want to consider a more permanent solution. ...Read more

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In 4 unit porcelain bridge ( 2 teeth & 2 false teeth), does each of the two tooth is still protected by the underlying metal or all is porcelain.

In 4 unit porcelain bridge ( 2 teeth & 2 false teeth), does  each of the two tooth is still protected by the underlying metal or all is porcelain.

Sealer: Please know that a thin layer of sealer (cement) is flowed into the microscopic space between the crowns and the teeth. As long as the sealer remains intact it prevents bacteria from entering the space between the crown and the tooth and causing decay. Take care of your bridge and have your dentist check it regularly. ...Read more

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