Are required when all the natural teeth are missing from either maxillary (upper) and/or mandibular (lower) jaws.
Are required when some but not all of the natural teeth are missing from either maxillary (upper) and/or mandibular (lower) jaws.
Dentures that are fabricated prior to extraction and inserted immediately after extractions.
What constitutes the need for a repair procedure varies from a broken tooth/teeth to a fracture. Some repairs may require other procedures, such as impressions and plaster models, depending on the extent of the damage on the existing denture.
Is required when dentures feel loose. It is a re-fitting of the denture with a new impression. Relines may be temporary or permanent.
The denture base is replaced, but the existing teeth remain. Instead of adding material to the existing denture, as in a reline, the entire denture base is replaced.
A resetting of the denture is done in conjunction with a reline or rebase procedure. A reset is essentially a remake of the existing denture. In certain situations, this may be done in lieu of a making a new denture.
Identification is placed on a patient's denture in case it gets lost or is misplaced. Denture identification is a requirement in some extended care facilities.
Dentures that are supported by implants. The inside of the dentures require an attachment that provides a mechanical retention over the implants. There are numerous types of implants on the market. The procedure requires the involvement of an oral surgeon/dentist, who places the implants.