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Dentures

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Aislyn Gail Bau

on 24 October 2013

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Dentures
What Tooth Structures are involved?
Complete Dentures:
"conventional" & "immediate"
Involves all teeth
plastic base






Partial Dentures:
used when one or more of your natural teeth remain.
fill in spaces of edentulous teeth.
attached to plastic base.
connected to metal framework holds.
The Procedure
A dentist or prosthodontists determines what appliance is best for your condition.
Extract teeth and allow to heal.
Make a series of the patient's jaw impressions and measurements.
Create models patterns of how the denture will be made.
Cast a final denture
Adjustments if necessary.
What are dentures used for?
Benefits
By Aislyn Gail Bautista
Period 2
Mastication
(Chewing)

Aesthetics
Pronunciation
Self Esteem
Costs
correction of natural appearance
used as a replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue.
enhancing smile
an efficient chew
Low Cost Dentures
Per Denture:
$300-$500
Full Set:
$600-$1000

Mid-Priced
Per denture:
$500-$1500
Full Set:
$1000-$3000
Premium Heat Cured Dentures
Per Denture:
$2000-$4000
Full Set:
$4000-$8000
Citations
"Dentures Cost, Types (Complete and Partial), Problems, Adhesive - MedicineNet." MedicineNet. http://www.medicinenet.com/dentures/article.htm (accessed October 23, 2013).

U.S. National Library of Medicine. "Dentures: MedlinePlus." U.S National Library of Medicine. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dentures.html (accessed October 23, 2013).

WebMD. "Dentures: Types (Partial and Complete), Cost, Cleaning, and More." WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/dental-health-dentures (accessed October 23, 2013).

Answers. "The saddle of a removable partial denture serves what purpose?." WikiAnswers. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/The_saddle_of_a_removable_partial_denture_serves_what_purpose (accessed October 23, 2013).
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