A removable partial denture is built particularly to replace one or more missing teeth and also to fulfill the requirements of the patient. A beautiful appearance and ability to speak properly and to eat more efficiently are restored.
Partial Denture Types and Materials
Partial dentures are composed of a metal and acrylic mixture or entirely out of acrylic. A patient’s particular requirements and anatomy determine the design of the partial denture. And every effort is given to design a self-cleansing partial denture that protects the rest of the teeth and oral tissues.
L. Nicole Nash, DMD will create your partial denture therefore, the chewing forces are equally distributed over the whole surface area of the rest of the teeth and also soft tissues. Changes to the rest of the teeth may be prescribed to help balance these forces.
Metal partials are usually preferred since they are structurally supreme. They are more hygienic and thinner compared to acrylic partial. Acrylic partials are basically used as temporary or transitional partial. L. Nicole Nash, DMD will discuss with you to recommend a suitable partial denture for your condition.
Benefits of Partial Dentures
A removable partial denture may help reduce the movement of your existing original teeth. They also work to grind better and chew food which helps to improve your digestion process.