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The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures
Posted on 4/26/2021 by Olympia Prosthodontics & Cosmetic Dentistry
The most common type of restorative option for missing teeth is dentures. Dentures are an effective and conservative option for tooth replacement. At Olympia Prosthodontics & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Robert Stover and can offer you full and partial dentures so that you can eat and smile again. There are two major types of dentures. Full Dentures Full dentures are made for edentulous people. These dentures are designed to provide replacement teeth to your upper and/or lower arches. These dentures are made of flesh-colored plastic and are supported by your gums. These dentures consist of a device for the upper arch which is U-shaped and is anchored to the gums by the vacuum created by your mouth. The prosthetic for the lower arch is horse-shoe-shaped and is designed to accommodate the tongue. There are two main types of full dentures. With proper care, dentures can last you for five to seven years. After that, you may need to reline, rebase or replace them completely. At Olympia Prosthodontics & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Robert Stover and can recommend both full and partial dentures for you or another prosthodontic treatment if you want more permanent prosthetics. Call us today at (360) 339-4944 to schedule an appointment with us.... Read more...
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