Three Types of Dentures - Friendly Hills Family Dentistry

Three Types of Dentures

Complete Dentures – When you need to replace all of your teeth, uppers and lowers a complete set of artificial teeth called dentures may be the best choice for you.

Partial Dentures – Partial dentures correct the gaps in your smile when only some of your teeth are missing. Metal attachments anchor the dentures to your natural teeth. Partial dentures maintain tooth alignment by preventing your remaining teeth from shifting. Partial dentures can also help you prevent further tooth loss due to decay or gum disease.

Overdentures – Overdentures  are secured to the roots of your own teeth. can be full or partial dentures, and are secured to the roots of your own teeth. This type of denture provides greater stabilization during chewing.

Implant-Supported Dentures – A type of denture that is secured because they attach to implants. Regular dentures sit on top of the gums, and are not secured. Regular dentures move around, causing difficulties for some people.

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