Partial Dentures for Back Teeth
Partial dentures are a fantastic solution for patients who are missing multiple back teeth. There are all sorts of benefits to partial dentures for back teeth, ranging from the comparably low cost to superior comfort and improved oral health. With partial dentures for your back teeth, you will be able to eat, drink, talk and smile without reservation. Let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about this oral health solution.
How many partial dentures are required for each arch?
One partial denture is necessary for each arch. It does not matter how many back teeth you are missing. As long as you are not missing all of your teeth, a single partial denture will suffice for each arch.
The same is not true of partial dentures for missing back teeth. Partial dentures are ideal when there are not enough teeth available for a bridge. Precision partial dentures have internal attachments instead of clasps that connect to adjacent teeth.
Definition of Cosmetic Dentistry Terminology
An allograft is a graft of tissue from a donor within the same species as the patient that is not a genetic relative.
An autograft is a graft of tissue from one portion of an individual’s body to another.
A cap splint is a plastic or metallic device that professionals may use to treat mandible or maxillary fractures and cover crowns of teeth.
Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that increases the extent of a tooth structure for restorative or esthetic purposes.
Dentin hypersensitivity is when the enamel wears down on the tooth enough that the dentin faces exposure and will cause great levels of pain when a person applies pressure to the tooth or drinks hot/cold beverages.
The alveolar ridge is the bony ridge for one of the jaw ridges located on the roof of the mouth or on the bottom of the mouth.
Bleachorexia is when people continue to abuse teeth whitening solutions without consulting professionals, causing significant damage to their enamel and gums in the process.
Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite.
A crown is an artificial tooth, usually consisting of porcelain, which covers the top of the implant to provide people with an aesthetically pleasing and fully-functional tooth.
A dentist, also known as a dental surgeon, is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity.
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