Dentures are the artificial set of teeth that replaces the natural teeth in the oral cavity. Though they are similar to natural teeth in shape, size and color but when it comes to comfort than the patient has to compromise. Reason being that with time dentures becomes loose and as a result..
Dentures are artificial devices that are used to replace one or more missing teeth. Teeth loss can occur due to many reasons like decay, trauma or gum disease. As dentures act as foreign bodies for the mouth, some amount of time is required to get accustomed to them. So the initial days, the pat..
After tooth extraction, dentists recommend the patient to get the replacement of missing teeth. Replacement of missing teeth is important as if the missing teeth are not replaced, it can lead to series of complications. Complications which can occur if the teeth are not replaced are:
Many people who have bad teeth think that the best alternative is to get the teeth extracted and go for the complete denture. But afterwards majority of them regret. It is not easy to adjust the complete dentures that too without the implants. Here we are talking about the complete upper and low..
Dentures are removable devices, which are employed to replace your missing teeth. Wearing dentures can cause pain. The painful feeling that you get because of a foreign object in your mouth. When you start wearing dentures, they can cause ache for a small time until your mouth adjusts acco..
You should take care of your dentures to keep them in good condition, so that they last longer. You should know the proper way to store, handle and clean your dentures.
Take care of your dentures and brush them daily with a brush with soft bristles. Apply a denture cleani..
Did you went to a prosthodontist for dentures? How much your dentures cost? $2000, $3000 or may be as high as $5000? Did you ever pondered that why these charges for dentures vary so much? In actual the amount that you pay for the denture depends on certain variables such as the quality and the..
Denture bases are made up of PMMA (Polymethyl Methacrylate) resin also known acrylic resin. Conventional resins have been modified by rubber reinforcement to improve their mechanical properties. However, high cost of rubber reinforced acrylics restricts their routine use.
In case of need for dentures by a patient there are many options avilable. These options range from complete denture to partial dentures and from removable denture to fixed denture, immediate dentures, special dentures etc. These various options are are discussed in detail as unde..
Taking proper care of dentures is very important for the long lasting use. Dentures are to cared for hygiene as they remain in mouth for long time and if not cared properly can cause lot of problems for the denture user. One should follow the following steps to take care of his/her dentures and..
Full Dentures - Full dentures are given to the patient who has lost all the teeth, for making the full dentures the impressions of the patient’s jaw is taken to make the mould which is the true replica of the patient’s mouth. On these mould the denture is constructed taking different..
Before introducing the term denture, it is important to know the meaning of term prosthesis. Prosthesis is defined as an artificial extension that replaces a missing body part. Loss of natural teeth that is Edentulism can occur due to many causes-periodontal diseases, caries, trauma, hereditary dis..
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