The Various Types Of Dentures

Mar, 2014 by

Dentures are replacements for teeth that have been lost to decay or trauma, dentures can be complete or partial. Complete dentures include all the teeth in either the upper or lower dental arch whereas a partial denture only replaces certain teeth, not all. Dentures today are considerably more comfortable and natural looking than they were some years ago but regardless; they still feel strange when first worn. Normally the dentures will require re-lining after a few months as the gums and jaw bone shrinks, your dentist will schedule follow-up appointments to deal with any problems with fitting. Many people have what are called “immediate dentures”. These dentures are made in advance and put into the mouth immediately after the teeth have been extracted. To make this possible, the dentist will have made specific measurements...

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