As we age, we lose our teeth. Teeth may also be lost due to trauma or disease. Regardless of the cause, they need to be replaced in order to restore the esthetics and functionality of the teeth.
What is a Denture?
Dentures are acrylic replacements for lost teeth. They can be made for replacing single, multiple or all teeth at the same time. The teeth may also be made of ceramic, improving esthetics.
The foundation for the support of a denture is the gums and remaining jaw bone where the teeth once were. They are held in place by the suction effect of moist gums and with the help of metal clasps around other teeth, if present. Dental implants can also be placed to give additional support and stability to the denture.
• Partial for single or multiple teeth missing in one area
• Complete for all missing teeth
• Fixed via implants
• Completely acrylic
• Acrylic with a cast-metal framework for rigid support
Every individual has a unique case and it is a combined decision of the dentist and patient to choose what prosthetic option is most suitable.
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