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Dentures and Partials Options for Missing Teeth

If you have lost some or all of your teeth due to tooth decay or injury, periodontal disease, dentures(false teeth) can give your smile back and replace your missing teeth. Replacing teeth with dentures will benefit both your health and your appearance.

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There are two types of dentures one is complete and another is partial. Complete denture cover your complete upper and lower jaw and partial denture replace one or a few teeth.

Complete Dentures

There are different two of complete dentures:

Conventional complete denture: It is placed in the patient’s mouth after tissues have healed and all the teeth are removed. This process takes few months.

Immediate complete denture: It is placed in the mouth as soon as the remaining teeth are removed. The dentist takes measurements of your jaw and makes the denture model accordingly during the introductory visit. The patient should not have to be without teeth during the healing period with the immediate denture.

You must practice excellent oral hygiene with complete dentures as with your natural teeth. Before inserting denture brushing your tongue, gums and palate every morning with a soft-bristled toothbrush is necessary.

Partial Dentures
If you have at least two teeth on both sides of the curve and if you are missing few teeth scattered over upper or lower teeth, then you can replace the missing teeth with a removable partial denture (RPD).

It can be attached to the teeth with crowns or hidden clasps and with clasps. Both types have plastic teeth, metal framework and gum areas.

As natural teeth are extracted the distance between your nose and chin begins to decrease so denture helps to accelerate the ageing process of the face. The patient has to come every two years for “reline” because dentures do not last forever. Denture needs to be replaced every four to six years. If you want to read more on this topic you can also check over here.