Alternatives to Partial Dentures
Removing the rest of your teeth and making a denture is another alternative.
You can also delay treatment, but be aware that infected teeth and gums
never heal on their own. They just keep getting worse. If you're not in
a lot of pain, you might decide to leave your teeth as they are, at least
for now. But that could be risky.
Do I Need a Partial Denture?
An partial denture can be a good way to replace missing teeth. When remaining teeth are saved and a partial denture is installed, you will chew more comfortably and have a healthier mouth. This is a typical denture. Notice how the metal clasps fit around the anchor teeth and hold the partial denture in place.
How Do I Get a Precision Partial Denture?
A precision partial denture replaces missing teeth and restores your bite with a
better fit and appearance than traditional partial dentures. Traditional
dentures use clasps to hold them in place. Though these clasps do a fair job of
holding a partial denture in place, they are visible and detract from your