Partial Dentures consist of replacement teeth attached to pink or gum coloured acrylic bases. A Partial Denture may have a metal framework and clasps that attach/ retain to the existing teeth. In some cases, a Partial Denture needs assistance with retention. A dentist can add precision attachments, implants or crown an existing tooth to assist. Your denturist will collaborate with your dentist providing you with your best options.
Over time, adjustments to the Partial Denture may be necessary. As a person ages, their mouth naturally changes bone and gum ridges can recede or shrink. All adjustments should be made by your denturist. The type of Partial Denture needs to be considered for fit, aesthetics comfort and ease to add additional teeth. A consultation with your denturist and dentist will determine the best options, Your Partial Denture should be checked and cleaned annually by your denturist. It is also recommended to see your dentist for routine cleanings and oral health checks.