Partial dentures are dentures used to replace a single tooth or a couple of teeth. They are different from full dentures, which are designed to replace all missing teeth. Because of how they can be taken out without the help of a dentist or a dental professional, partial dentures are also known as removal dentures. Many Dental Clinics in Manila offers the best quality partial dentures.
Removable dentures are considered as the most affordable means of having missing teeth replaced.
Removable dentures are usually made on the same day as the check-up, bypassing the need to have to go for months without any teeth (which is what happens with full dentures.
Having partial dentures fitted is very simple for both patients and dentists as there’s usually no surgery involved.
Compared to dental bridgework having partial dentures or removable denture fitted causes no damage to the teeth adjacent to the missing one.
It takes a lot of time to get used to wearing partial dentures and the fact that they’re usually much larger than natural teeth may make them uncomfortable to wear for as long as they’re worn.
Partial dentures may also affect speech and function as it covers much of the roof of the mouth.
The taste buds found on the roof of the mouth are affected by partial dentures, reducing your ability to taste the food.
Partial dentures may make you more prone to mouth infections.
Unfortunately, partial dentures won’t be able to solve the fact that, anatomically, you still are missing teeth and the bone in the area of the missing teeth will continue to shrink for as long as they’re not used.
Partial dentures will have to be replaced every now and then as the dentures shrink and become loose over time.