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Claspless Partial Dentures

Here at Pro Dental Dallas, Dr. Roe offers claspless partial dentures to his patients. He is a board-certified prosthodontist and a Best Dentist in Dallas. With his skills, his patients can get the dental care they need.

What Are Claspless Partial Dentures?

Claspless partial dentures are similar to traditional partial dentures in that they also are fabricated with a metal supporting substructure and acrylic teeth and gums, but they do not have the metal clasps. Traditional partial dentures use metal clasps to gently clasp onto remaining natural teeth or implanted teeth to help the denture stay still. A claspless partial denture is the most aesthetic partial denture in that it can be fabricated so that no metal will show while smiling.

The claspless denture gets its retention from precision attachments that are often connected to the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth areas. These precision attachments sometimes require that the tooth receive a survey crown. Dental implants are also often used to increase the retention of a partial denture. Dental implants are located under the partial and have an attachment with the partial denture.

Common Questions About Partial Dentures

Dr. Roe takes the time to answer all of his patients’ questions during their appointments. Here are a few of the most common questions about partial dentures:

Are Partials Considered Dentures?

Any removable replacement prosthetic that is placed in the mouth is considered a denture. These come in either a full denture partial that replaces all of the teeth in your mouth or a denture partial that replaces some of your teeth.

What Does a Partial Denture Feel Like? 

All dentures have an adjustment period for a patient to get comfortable with it. Our office works to create a customized denture that feels good. We’ll adjust it as much as needed for our patients to get the fit they need. Partial denture removal will get easier with time.

Why Does My Partial Denture Hurt? 

For the first few days, you will likely experience some discomfort from adjusting to the new claspless partial denture whether you received a full dentures set or a partial denture. However, if it continues to rub or be a problem, you need to come back into our office. We’ll make the necessary adjustments for it to be comfortable.

How do Claspless Partial Dentures Stay In?

The claspless partial denture is attached to natural teeth in the mouth. The difference between this and a traditional partial is that you cannot see the metal clasps. This is a good option for patients that need the partial denture attached to the teeth that are visible when they smile. Another advantage to partials is that they stay in place. Also, the partial denture removal process is easy when it’s time to take them out. 

How Many Teeth Can Be on a Partial Denture? 

A partial can have as few as 1 tooth up to almost all of the teeth that are missing in the upper or lower arch. The claspless option allows your partials to stay in place and be less susceptible to moving while eating.

Contact us Today For Dentures Near You

The best place to get a claspless partial dentures is at a prosthodontist’s office. Dr. Roe is a board-certified prosthodontist and he’s happy to create solutions for his patients to walk out of our office with teeth on the same day they come in.

Regardless of the type of precision attachment used, claspless partial dentures in Dallas, Texas, are extremely aesthetic. Denture cost is often one of the first questions our patients ask. To provide you a price on partial or full dentures, we’ll need to do a comprehensive evaluation.  Many dental insurance plans will cover part of the costs. Our office will submit to your insurance company  on your behalf. If you are missing teeth that affect your smile, a claspless partial allows those to be replaced and still give you the most natural smile.

Visit Pro Dental Dallas and see if you could benefit from an affordable claspless partial full dentures. Call 972-734-3554 today to set up your next appointment and visit with our friendly dentist, Dr. Jason Roe.

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