Dentures, also known as false teeth, are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth. They are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable. They can be partial removable dentures or complete removable dentures.
Partial dentures can be Flexible partial, which is widely considered to be the most comfortable or non-flexible, which is the most conventional way.The final restoration can now be made very quickly with innovations in digital technology. Flexible partials are becoming much more popular due to their aesthetic qualities. While the cost may be higher than a partial made with visible metal clasps, the results of the flexible partial are beautiful, with high levels of satisfaction. Flexible partial fabrication involves only non-invasive procedures, and serves as a virtually invisible tooth replacement option.
Complete dentures are worn by patients who are missing all of their teeth in a single arch, whether it is the maxillary, the mandibular or both arches.