DENTURES
COMPLETE /PARTIAL DENTURES
 
 
NORMAL AGING PROCESS NECESSICATES COMPLETE DENTURES
 
They can be FIXED or REMOVEABLE

1) REMOVABLE COMPLETE DENTURES

There are two types of appliances: conventional and immediate. A conventional (Rigid) appliance is made and placed in the patient’s mouth after the required teeth are removed and tissues have healed. It is a process that can take several months. An immediate appliance, is inserted as soon as the required teeth are removed. With an immediate appliance, the patient does not have to be without teeth at all during the
healing period. After the healing period, a conventional
appliance is then made.

 
 
Problems with Complete Dentures
Some of the problems associated with removable appliances include an overproduction of saliva, sore spots, gagging, gingivitis and movement.
 
Retention
Some patients experience problems with keeping their appliances in place. There are three rules which dictate the existence of removable oral appliances: support, stability and retention.
FLEXIBLE REMOVABLE DENTURES
 
VALPLAST Flexible Dentures
Flexible partial dentures are the comfortable, choice. It was long thought that removable partial dentures had to be rigid to be effective. The innovation of the Valplast Flexible Partial allows the restoration to adapt to the constant movement and flexibility in your mouth.
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The Valplast partial is virtually invisible because there are no telltale metal clasps and the material itself blends with the tissue in your mouth so that the only thing that shows is your beautiful smile.

While the cost is often higher than a denture made with visible metal clasps, the results of the flexible partial are beautiful, and patient satisfaction is very high. The Valplast flexible partial involves only non-invasive procedures, and gives you confidence in your restoration while talking, eating, and most importantly: smiling!
  • Comfortable 
  • Non-Invasive 
  • Virtually Invisible
  • Affordable
 
FIXED COMPLETE/ PARTIAL DENTURES
Implant Supported Denture
While every effort is made to make a good and functional denture, it is sometimes hard to achieve a stable and retentive denture. This is mainly due to the jaw bone constantly shrinking with age, smoking, or some systemic diseases such as diabetes or even chewing pressure on the existing denture.

However, there are new advances in making dentures. One such advance is an implant-supported denture that increases the stability of the denture. This kind of dental appliance requires the placement of implants in your mouth before making the denture.

Dental implants are used to replace one or more missing teeth in your mouth. Implants are made of titanium or similar materials that are well suited to the human body. They are artificial replacements for teeth roots that support a restoration or a dental appliance.
 
Implant Treatment To Support Dentures
It normally takes a few phases and several months for your dentist to complete the treatment. In the first phase, your dentist will place the implants in your jaw bone. It requires 3 months for the bone to fuse to the implants.

In the 2nd phase, your dentist will place an extension or a post to extend the implants above the gum this process can also be performed during the first phase depending on the technique chosen by your dentist.
After your gums are healed, it is time for an impression to be made and a final restoration or appliance to be fabricated by the dental laboratory. In most cases, on your final visit, the restoration or the dental appliance is placed and adjusted to insure proper fit and function.
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  Complete / Partial Dentures
 
  Flexible Removable Dentures
     
  Fixed Complete/ Partial Dentures
   
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