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A Guide to Different Type of Dentures

Posted by MINT DENTAL CARE on Oct 30 2020, 07:45 AM

A Guide to Different Type of Dentures

Smile is the most important factor for a person. And having a great smile has its influence in terms of indulging in a great conversation or building up self-confidence. Smile is directly related to oral hygiene, and the quality and quantity of the teeth play a major role in it.

 If you are someone with missing teeth and worried about not having a beautiful smile ever again, then you don't have to worry anymore. Dental science has got a solution for you. Getting back the smile that you lost is now possible with the help of Dentures. 

Dentures are the artificial gums and teeth that are used to replace the lost teeth. 

They are of three types based on the number of lost teeth, and they are:

  • Temporary 
  • Partial 
  • Complete

Let us discuss each one of them in detail and understand when they are used.

Temporary Dentures 

Temporary dentures are used for the patient who has got his tooth removed because of gum disease or tooth decay. In this case, the dental hygienist recommends the permanent dentures, and for the time being, places temporary dentures for a couple of months (two or three) immediately after the removal of the tooth. Some of the Benefits of these dentures include it can be easily duplicated in terms of shape and color. It helps reduce the bleeding when inserted. 

Partial Dentures

Unlike the temporary dentures, these are held by two or more dental implants that are surgically-placed, which makes them stable. This gives enough freedom and confidence to the patient to easily chew, smile, talk, etc. Benefits of partial dentures are it keeps the structure of bone and jaw active and prevents shifting of teeth into the mouth.

Complete Dentures

Complete dentures are of two types conventional and immediate. The conventional dentures are placed immediately after removing the teeth when the gum starts healing, and the process of placing the dentures starts after 8 to 12 weeks. 

In the case of immediate dentures, they are made in advance and could be positioned after removing the teeth. In this process, the patient doesn't have to be without teeth through the healing process. 

Some of the benefits of complete dentures include, they help speak with clarity and help enhance the smile. 


If you are searching for a dental practice that takes good care of their patients are provides the utmost care, then undoubtedly, Mint Dental Care is the best choice for you; call now at +1 623-471-5433 if you want to book an appointment. 


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