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Partial Dentures Procedures
[April 25, 2015 – 10:43 pm]
Partial Dentures Procedures

A denture is a removable dental appliance replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue. They are made to closely resemble your natural teeth and may even enhance your smile. There are two types of dentures - complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all of the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain. A Partial denture not only fills in the spaces created by missing teeth, it prevents other teeth from shifting. A Complete denture may be either “conventional” or “immediate.” A conventional type is made after…


Metal Framework partial denture
[April 24, 2015 – 10:31 pm]
Metal Framework partial denture

The use of dentures immediately after tooth removal is a common practice in dentistry especially when tooth extraction causes aesthetic problems. In the field of complete dentures, the procedure for the construction of immediate dentures permits the preparation of prostheses with the characteristics of standard dentures that can be used for a long period of time, promoting the recovery of function and aesthetic appearance without impairing patient comfort. For removable partial dentures, immediate prostheses are usually provisional for use over a short period of time while the…

Metal partial dentures
[April 19, 2015 – 09:19 pm]
Metal partial dentures

A “partial” is a form of dental prosthetic that allows for the placement of a series of artificial teeth in an area where healthy teeth used to exist. They can be made from a variety of materials, and can contain as many teeth as are missing in either jaw. However, once all teeth are lost in either the mandibular (lower) or maxillary (upper) jaws, a complete (or, full) denture would be necessary. As such, partials are often referred to as “partial dentures.” Dental Procedure Code D5213 refers to a partial utilized in the upper jaw. When a person experiences the loss of several…

Partial Bridge Denture
[April 16, 2015 – 08:51 pm]
Partial Bridge Denture

By Sara Elliott How they re made has a lot to do with their differences. Photodisc/Thinkstock The issue of tooth replacement can get confusing, so let s simplify things a little bit. A partial is a dental prosthetic (artificial tooth or teeth) that can be removed from the mouth somewhat like an orthodontic retainer. A bridge, on the other hand, is a dental prosthetic that s permanently anchored inside the mouth. Partials are sometimes referred to as RPDs (removable partial dentures). They re often selected as an inexpensive option over a bridge or dental implant for replacing…

Partial Dentures for back teeth
[April 13, 2015 – 08:17 pm]
Partial Dentures for back teeth

200 posts Today’s Featured Comments From Lynne B Let me preface this by saying that if I had the money that has been spent on my teeth over the last 55 years, if it had been invested, I would probably have very few worries about retiring. I say that because when I ask the question I have to ask, most of you are going to think that I have neglected my teeth over the years and nothing could be further from the truth. My teeth have always been horrible. I have 4 teeth in my mouth that have not been crowned. Every crown and every bridge I have ever had, the existing teeth decayed…

Partial dentures online
[April 5, 2015 – 12:33 pm]
Partial dentures online

Our product is the same exact product you would get when you go to the dentist but without the price tag! Our products are professional grade at a manufacturers price. Our appliances are comfortable and fit snug in your mouth because they were made using an impression of your own teeth! Here s how it works: Shop for Retainers, Partial Dentures, Mouth Guards and Whitening Trays. Order your desired dental appliance through our secure checkout. Receive our Home Impression Kit in the mail. Make your impression and send it back in our pre-paid mailer. We create your appliance and…

Partial Denture Options
[November 9, 2012 – 05:11 am]
Partial Denture Options

You have choices when replacing missing or damaged teeth. What is the best option? The answer really depends on a variety of factors: Location of the missing tooth Condition of the adjacent teeth Medical and Dental History of the Patient Cost Consideration In this three part blog we will be comparing and contrasting: Fixed Bridge vs. Dental Implant vs. Removable Partial Denture Option 2: Removable Partial Denture A removable partial denture can be a decent replacement for a missing tooth. A Removable Partial Denture (RPD) is typically made of metal and gum colored plastic and…

Partial Dentures Pictures
[October 25, 2012 – 06:02 am]
Partial Dentures Pictures

This series of pictures of dentures is meant to illustrate the different types of denture available today. It is not an exhaustive list of denture photos, but I hope it provides some information for those of you wondering what a denture looks like, or what the different types of denture look like. Full dentures. These are pictures of dentures where there are no natural teeth left, and the denture is what we call a full denture. You can see that as well as just replacing the teeth, there is also gum-colored acrylic that sits over the gums, and holds the teeth in place. It also…

Partial plate dentures
[June 28, 2013 – 12:28 pm]
Partial plate dentures

Full dentures (often called or dental false teeth) and partial dentures are the tooth replacements that constitute the main prostheses included in the field of, REMOVABLE PROSTHETICS: Removable prosthetics involve any sort of tooth replacement appliance that is intended to be removed. These are often made for patients who are not good candidates for either . FULL DENTURES: (The terms full dentures and dental plates will be used interchangiblly) are intended to replace all the teeth in a given arch. They are placed when either all the teeth are missing or the teeth present…

Partial-Permanent Dentures
[July 16, 2013 – 11:30 am]
Partial-Permanent Dentures

What are dentures? Dentures replace missing teeth and their adjacent tissues with a removable dental appliance made of acrylic resin and, in some cases, a combination of metals. What are the different types of dentures? There are four primary types of dentures: Complete - This type of denture replaces all of the teeth and their adjacent tissues. Partial - Partial dentures act as dental bridges as they bridge the gap between a missing tooth or teeth, yet are removable. Provisional - provisional dentures allow a recovery time (usually 4 to 8 weeks) after the teeth are extracted…