Are you having a trouble with your rigid acrylic or metal denture? Do you feel uncomfortable with your denture because it is taking too much space in your mouth? Do you want more taste and food texture when eating? Do you have only a few of your front or back teeth missing? Then, a Flexible Denture is your choice! Softer and lighter denture for replacing a small amount of missing teeth. Reasons of choosing Flexible Dentures: 1. Esthetic denture: There are no metal parts in th
The fantastic thing about a Thermosens Partial Denture is that it is Hydrophobic so it does not absorb the saliva or bacteria of the mouth so the Partial Denture smells fresh for many years and is much more hygienic that a conventional type of Acrylic Denture. Also the Thermosens has thermoplastic properties so it can clip around adjacent teeth using it’s flexibility to give a very firm fit indeed. This way even though the material flexes as it is inserted and removed from th
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
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