Denture is a removal plate or frame holding one or more artificial teeth. Made of acrylic plastic and sometimes metal materials and porcelain, it is a perfect substitute for the missing teeth and connective tissues to those teeth.

Types of Dentures

There are two types of denture. An individual who wants to replace all teeth goes for complete denture. However, those who want to fill missing teeth spaces and also to stop other teeth from changing their positions, go for the partial denture.

 

types of denture

Complete denture is further explained below:

  1. Immediate Denture: In this case, soon after removal of natural teeth, replacement of old teeth with new teeth are done on the same day. This kind of denture protects the tissues while lowering the chances of bleeding after tooth extraction.
  2. Conventional Denture: It takes 8 to 12 weeks for complete gum healing process before the denture is placed in the gap. The time for replacement may be more as per dentist’s recommendation.
    People with some natural teeth have no need to go for complete denture; for them partial debenture is suitable. If you are looking for denture treatment, then you can go for denture clinic Toronto.

Tips to manage denture:
Mainly for the first time wearers, denture adhesives are recommended by the dentists. This adhesive helps in improving stability and retention of replaced teeth and to restore the confidence to the wearer.

denture repairs

There are many professional dentists out there that can provide services like denture repairs, tooth extraction and denture adjustments.

Alternatives to Denture:

Dental implants are a new alternative to denture as they overcome the problems of the later. These implants are surgically fixed in jaw. These are more expensive than dentures but look more relevant than dentures, just like a natural tooth. However, you should consult your dentist or you can check important source to know which treatment is better for you!

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