Removable and partially removable dentures are special constructions that are used for the replacement of the lost teeth and recovery of chewing and speech function. There are irremovable dentures – for examples crowns, venires, bridgeworks that are firmly fixed in the mouth. Such kind of prosthetics is not recommended in case of extensive teeth loss. In such a case an implantation or removable and partially removable dentures are used. Note that there are various causes of tooth loss, not only dental diseases but also injures, etc. Modern dentures do not affect the appearance of a person, that is, they do not “age”, and can be used at different ages.
Types of removable and partially removable dentures
- bugel prosthesis fit patients who don’t have a few teeth: the prosthesis is fixed on the patient’s own teeth and gums. Such constructions provide a natural load on the chewing apparatus, they are durable and invisible;
- full removable denture completely replaces the dentition and is attached to the jaws with special fixtures; implantation is recommended for the attachment of such constructions;
- removable and partially removable dentures replace one or few teeth and are made from special plastic and have anchors for a fixture. Such constructions require periodic replacement and often used as a temporary thing for the period of a permanent prosthesis manufacture;
- removable dentures on implants can be installed in the absence of teeth: in such case implants (2-6 implants are enough) are reliable and strong support for the removable construction, which increases the durability and quality of such a prosthesis.
Peculiarities of removable and partially removable dentures
Modern removable and partially removable dentures are made of hypoallergenic materials which do not provoke gum disease and are safe for the oral cavity. The choice of the most comfortable design takes place after a comprehensive diagnosis. It`s essential that partially removable dentures not only look natural but also don’t cause any pain and provided an even chewing load without damaging the gums and healthy teeth.