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Partial Dentures are removable appliances used when multiple teeth have been lost due to disease or trauma. A removable partial typically has clasps that rest on natural teeth to secure a metal or acrylic base structure mounted with artificial teeth to fill spaces left by missing teeth.
Special precision attachments are also available to make removable dentures fit more snugly in the mouth. In cases of multiple tooth loss, partial dentures are often combined with dental implants to further improve biting and chewing capabilities. As part of our comprehensive examination process, we will evaluate any missing teeth and offer our recommendations for the use of removable partial dentures as replacements.