Dentures

What are Dentures?

Dentures are removable appliances with artificial teeth and gums.

 

Materials:

  • Plastic (Acrylic)
  • Plastic and Metal (Cobalt Chromium)
  • Flexible plastic
  • Titanium

Types of Dentures

Partial: If only missing a few teeth

 

Full: If you have lost all your teeth on your upper or lower jaw.

Advantages and Distadvantages

Advantages:

Cost: Cheapest teeth replacement method.

 

Disadvantages:

Hassle

Wearing of bulky appliances

Daily maintenance

Potential for breakage is higher