Types of Dentures Explained and What is Best For You

Types of Dentures Explained and What is Best For You

May 16, 2019

You need to look out and research before choosing the best dentures for your mouth. This blog will help you choose better. Here are the types of dentures:

1. Traditional complete full dentures – These dentures will replace all the teeth in your mouth. It will sit on the top of your gums and the process will last for around 8 to 10 weeks.

2. Partial dentures – When one or more teeth are remaining in a person’s jaw, partial dentures are recommended. They are attached with a metal piece and pink colored base which hold the denture in the mouth. Also, partial dentures are removable as they are easy to carry anywhere

3. Custom dentures – These are made of expensive teeth and you can see the dentures being made and before it is made. This kind of dentures can give you a natural smile and they are specially designed for you.

4. Immediate dentures – As the name suggests, they are immediately placed on the gums as the teeth are extracted. These kind of dentures are rare.

5. Implant supported dentures – A dental implant is used to support the implant supported dentures.The implant’s support makes the denture stronger and eventually makes your smile stronger.

6. Snap-in dentures – This is one of the greatest dentures of all. It has a locator attachment embedded within the tissue side of the denture.

They are removable and as convenient to use as the partial dentures. When a patient has enough bones to support the implant but not teeth, these dentures are used.

Snap-in dentures are usually used when a patient doesn’t have any teeth, but still enough bone to support an implant.

7. Overdentures – An overdenture is removable and sits on the top of gums with dental implants. Overdentures fit on the top, bottom or both the jaws depending on the patient’s requirement.

8. Upper dentures – These are the upper teeth dentures. If you have missing teeth in your upper jaw, then you should definitely go for upper dentures.

9 Economy dentures – These dentures are generic and an affordable choice for those who are looking for cost-effective dentures. Economy dentures need denture adhesive in order to fit better.

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