Some of the advantages and disadvantages of flexible dentures compared to other dental treatment options include: Metal & Acrylic Dentures Pros: Generally affordable Treatment quick to completed Cons: Visible and unsightly clasps can be uncomfortable May cause allergic reaction Can break easily if dropped Not Permanent Valplast Flexible Partial Dentures Pros: Generally affordable Virtually invisible in mouth Comfortable & lightweight Very robust Non-Invasive Typically long la
Caring for your Valplast® smile is easy and economical with Val-Max® Concentrated Denture Cleanser. Unlike the harsh chemical mix of old-fashioned denture cleaners, Val-Max® will not harm the material or cause color changes. Proper daily dental hygiene routines are just as important for your dental appliance as they are for your natural teeth and gums. Val-Max® is an exceptionally effective cleaner forValplast® appliance as well as all acrylic dentures, and most metal and acr
You’ll be glad to know that most patients become immediately accustomed to their delicate and light-weight Valplast® restoration. Valplast® restorations, like your own teeth, require care and good oral hygiene. Here are some basic tips to keep your Valplast® in it’s best condition: You may experience a brief adjustment period, especially if you have never worn a dental appliance before or previously using other types of removable dental partials. Should you experience any per
Bruxism is due to clenching of the teeth other than in chewing and is associated with forceful lateral or protrusive jaw movements. This results in grinding or rubbing the teeth together. The word bruxism comes from the Greek brychein meaning to grind or gnash the opposing rows of upper and lower molar teeth. People can clench and grind without being aware of it during both the day and night, although sleep-related bruxism is often the bigger problem because it is harder to c
I am sure that at least one time in every dentist’s career they had to struggle with an improper fit and consequent patient discomfort of a removable partial denture (RPD). It can happen often enough to make one start referring those cases out or for patients to find another dentist they believe can make them more comfortable.
The good news is that we have had a dental materials shift away from the prototypical vitallium/acrylic where fitting the metal framework can be chal