Denture that are removable partial dentures used to be a common dental procedure in Geelong denture clinics, this type of denture procedure is still used on many patients as an interim denture solution by our denture clinics in Geelong until a definitive treatment plan can be decided by the patient and the dentist.
Partial dentures that are removable will replace one or more missing teeth, denture are usually held on by other teeth and the gums. Removable partial dentures usually have a small base and are held on with wire clasps on the teeth.
Acrylic and Chrome Cobalt Dentures
Partial dentures can be made out of acrylic, chrome cobalt and a new type of acrylic denture called valplast. Most people use a partial denture as this provides them a cost effective economical solution and can be used as an interim appliance until a definitive denture treatment is decided by the dentist and the patient.
Removable partial acrylic denture made at our denture clinic in Geelong is a common appliance and more teeth can be added to the denture, if any teeth is lost. The denture can also be repaired, if there are any breakages or damages to the denture.
The metal chrome cobalt made at our denture clinic in Geelong is a thinner denture than acrylic denture and the denture can be designed in such a way that it does not occupy the whole palate of the mouth.
Chrome Cobalt Denture disadvantages.
- You can see the metal colour of the denture
- Denture cannot be repaired
- More teeth cannot be added to the denture.
Depending on different individual denture treatments, to make a new denture, it can take anywhere between one to five appointments.
A partial denture can also be used as an alternative to a fixed bridge.
To see if you are the right candidate for a Partial Denture, please call our dental clinic in Norlane, Geelong to book your next denture appointment with our denture clinic dentists, who are experienced in making the right Partial Denture for you.