There are several types of dentures available today in the dental field. There are the standard complete dentures that cover an entire toothless (edentulous) dental arch (top or bottom). These are made out of plastic and acrylic teeth and cover the whole top or bottom. Usually, they fit pretty well but may have to be
What is a Partial Denture? Partial dentures are natural-looking and help people to keep their jawline functioning properly. They are removable and made of acrylic and metal. This gives them the strength so you can chew and speak properly. Some partial dentures are made of just acrylic, but they are less structurally sound and durable.
It used to be that it was blatantly obvious when someone was wearing dentures. They were generally unattractive and didn’t look very much like real teeth. Thankfully technology has changed in the past 30 or so years. Now high-quality dentures look so much like real teeth that it’s almost impossible to tell them apart. Those
Dentures are a type of prosthetic device that is constructed to replace missing teeth. It is said that dentures have been used as far back as the 7th century BC. Sources indicate that the Etruscan civilization from Italy created one of the first dentures. The first dentures that they created consisted of both human and
Many times, dentures need to be repaired. The material that dentures are made of can wear out in time or erode. Dentures fracture especially if they have been in use for a long time. Some Common Breakages and Fractures A poor fit will make your dentures break. When you bite down or chew, your dentures