Dentadura postiza


A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, reemplaza los dientes naturales y brinda apoyo a las mejillas y los labios.

La mayoría de las dentaduras postizas están hechas de acrílico y se pueden fabricar de dos formas diferentes..

  • UN conventional denture is made after all teeth have been extracted and the tissues (gums) have healed.
  • enfermedad de alzheimer immediate denture is fabricated and inserted immediately after the teeth are extracted and the tissues are allowed to heal under the denture.
  • enfermedad de alzheimer upper denture has acrylic, generalmente de color carne, that covers the palate (roof of the mouth).
  • UN lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to leave room for the tongue.

The teeth are made of plastic, porcelana o una combinación de ambos. Dentadura postiza can be fabricated to fit over endodontically treated teeth and a complete denture can be attached to dental implants to allow for a more secure fit of the appliance.

Dentures over a normal course of time will wear and need to be replaced or relined in order to keep the jaw alignment normal. La alineación cambiará lentamente a medida que el hueso y las encías retrocedan o encojan debido a la extracción de los dientes. Regular exámenes dentales siguen siendo importantes para el usuario de la dentadura postiza, de modo que los tejidos bucales puedan comprobarse en busca de enfermedades o cambios..