Partial Dentures –
Replace Missing or Broken Teeth
Partial dentures are completely removable dentures. Unlike complete dentures, which provide a whole new set of teeth, partial dentures only replace some teeth that are damaged or missing.
Partial dentures can be made from artificial resin, metal, or acrylic material, and they replace part of the front or back portion of your mouth. Your dentist may also insert a small metal clasp that attaches to the remaining healthy teeth for more stability.
You may need a dental crown for several reasons:
How Do I Know If I Need Partial Dentures?
Partial dentures have many benefits. They help preserve the remaining healthy teeth in the mouth, they can fix speech impediments, and they help improve self-esteem and self-confidence.
You might need partial dentures if you have:
What to Expect From Your Partial Dentures Appointment?
The procedure for partial dentures is quite simple. Your dentist will first take an impression of the mouth and your measurements. They will then send your details to the lab where the prosthetic will be created.
It may be a few weeks or months before your dentures are ready, so your dentist may provide a temporary partial denture while you wait.