Dentures are designed to replace teeth of an upper or lower jaw, the type of dentures include.
Full dentures and partial made from Chrome or acrylic materials.
- A conventional denture (removable) placed in the mouth after all of the teeth have been removed and the extractions sites have healed, usually takes 6-8 weeks after extractions.
- An immediate denture is placed at the same time as the teeth are extracted, must be relined or remade in about 3-6 months following extraction and insert of dentures. This is due to gum and bone shrinkage in the healing time.
- A partial denture is a removable appliance to replace space created by missing teeth. They are usually in two types: Acrylic vs Cobalt Chrome. They are held in the mouth by anchoring on natural teeth.