Removable Dental Prosthesis
Removable dentures are full or partial dentures.
Today’s dentistry – like most patients – prefers fixed dentures that are anchored in a stable manner similar to one’s own teeth. So you can bite powerfully – without discomfort. Our patients rely on this sophisticated comfort.
If a patient no longer has his own teeth for the attachment of crowns, bridges or partial dentures, he needs a full denture. In most cases, this dental prosthesis can be used to optimally restore both the esthetics and the masticatory and speech function. Lips and cheeks that have fallen in due to tooth loss are supported again and regain their natural appearance.
The prosthesis is held in place by a suction effect of the thin saliva film between the prosthesis and the mucosa on the palate. How good the adhesion is depends above all on the shape of the jaw, the mucous membrane of the mouth and the saliva flow of the patient. As a rule, however, a total prosthesis sits better in the upper jaw than in the lower jaw due to the wider contact area on the palate. This is because the anatomical conditions there are inherently less favourable. Due to the tongue space and the movable tongue, it is more difficult to achieve a comparable suction effect.
An optimally designed total prosthesis enables a natural appearance with full functionality. We achieve excellent results through individual measurement data of the jaw and face, the inclusion of the physiognomy typical of the patient, the aesthetic design of the anterior teeth and the possibility of applying multi-coloured gums.
- Aesthetic anterior tooth design
- Natural appearance in every age group
- Static-functional set-up methodology
- Individual measurement of jaw and face
- Inclusion of patient-typical physiognomy
- Possibility of multicoloured gums
- Greater naturalness through individual positioning
The simplest partial denture consists of a plastic base and the teeth to be replaced and curved holding elements and support elements, the so-called clasps as holding elements and, at best, additional support pins as support elements, which prevent the denture from sinking.
The clasp prosthesis is anchored to the remaining teeth. This is the simplest and cheapest denture, which can be reinforced with an integrated wire or bracket.
There are different methods:
- With the clasp prosthesis, the prosthesis is anchored with clasps.
- With the attachment denture, adjacent teeth are crowned over and then an attachment is attached to the teeth so that the denture can be anchored there.
- Neighbouring teeth are also crowned for the telescopic prosthesis and the prosthesis is attached to the crowns with a metal cone.
- A partial denture usually has good stability because it can be anchored to the existing fixed teeth.