Dentures are custom made removable prosthesis that replace some (partial denture) or all (full denture) missing teeth. They are natural looking prosthetic appliances that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. Dentures rest on your gums and bone for support.
There several types of dentures including: Conventional Full Denture, Immediate Full Denture, Overdenture and Partial Denture.
Every individual and situation is different. In general, dental implants are a superior choice in comparison to a full or a removable partial denture. However, there are pros and cons to both. Below is a comparison of two. Please consult with your dentist to see which is right for you.
A Partial Denture is a custom-made removable appliance to replace one or more missing teeth. The replacement teeth are attached to a gum colored acrylic base which can be held by a metal framework. There are three main types of partial dentures: with metal framework, flexible base, or flippers.