Partials and Dentures

Removable partials and dentures usually consist of replacement teeth attached to pink or gum-colored plastic bases, which are connected by metal framework.

Removable partials attach to your natural teeth with metal clasps or devices called precision attachments. Precision attachments are generally more esthetic than metal clasps and they are nearly invisible. Crowns on your natural teeth may improve the fit of a removable partial denture and they are usually required with attachments. Dentures with precision attachments generally cost more than those with metal clasps. Consult with your dentist to find out which type is right for you.

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Full Denture

Dentures (more commonly known as false teeth) are prosthetic devices constructed to replace all the missing teeth in a particular arch and they are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.

Conventional dentures are removable, however there are many different denture designs, some which rely on dental implants for retention.