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What Are The Metals And Acrylics Used In 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was wondering what are the pros and cons of valplast partials vs traditional metal partials. Do they make full dentures?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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