Removable Dentures

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Removable Dentures

Removable dentures are prostheses that can be worn and removed at any time and are applied to eliminate tooth deficiencies. This type of dentures has many different types in itself. It is an effective application preferred due to its many important advantages and benefits. The application process of these dentures requires special expertise. Let us look at what these dentures are and how exactly they are applied. 

What is a Removable Denture?

This type of dentures is a prosthetic tooth application. They are applied with dental implants and bridges in complete or partial tooth loss cases. The patient can remove and reinsert such a denture at any time. It is both advantageous and disadvantageous depending on the use of people. Removable dentures are a practice that many people avoid due to the need for constant insertion and removal and the difficulty of maintenance and hygiene. However, if the patient is edentulous, it is very difficult to make a fixed denture. 

Types of Removable Dentures

These types of dentures have different types depending on both the area where it will be applied and the material applied. These types are:

  • Conventional partial removable dentures
  • Precise attachment removable dentures
  • Complete dentures
  • Removable dentures
  • New generation dentures
  • Temporary dentures
  • Immediate dentures
  • Overdentures

Why Are Removable Dentures Used?

Removable dentures application is a preferred procedure in certain situations. This practice is applied in the following situations:

  • In edentulous patients
  • Lack of support teeth in the posterior parts of the jaw for the construction of a dental bridge
  • Insufficient bone for dental implants
  • Excessive tooth deficiency for treatments such as dental implants and bridges 
  • Lack of sufficient intact teeth and tooth roots for fixed dentures

How is It Performed?

In the application process of dentures, the existing teeth are first prepared for the procedure or extracted if necessary. After a detailed oral and dental examination, it is decided what kind of progress should be made. Afterwards, appropriate measurements are taken and the denture is prepared with modelling accordingly. Afterwards, the denture is applied.

At Antalya Smile Designs, thanks to this procedure, both aesthetic problems in the oral and dental structure and functionality problems arising from the lack of teeth are eliminated.