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Generally, this is a partial prosthesis as well, but not carried by brackets at the remaining teeth. Rather, all or some of the remaining teeth are applied with a crown. A retention element (pushbutton, bayonet, slider) is integrated in the crown end. This system then securely anchors the partial prosthesis. This dispenses with any visible retention elements like brackets. The very sophisticated integration of these fine-mechanics, relatively hard-to-clean and not directly visible retention elements require even more elaborate tooth care, however, to prevent massive collection or, e.g. tartar, followed by gum disease and loss of bone. Combined dental replacement should be avoided today to protect the remaining teeth and the bone of the jaw. Implants are used instead.
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This means that large gaps, often in the rear area of the upper and/or lower jaws, where there are no last teeth to provide support for a dental bridge, will be covered by a partial prosthesis. The remaining teeth, which are usually the front ones, are used as supporting and retention teeth, bent or cast brackets are applied to these remaining frontal teeth, or they are applied with telescoping double crowns that anchor the partial prosthesis to the still-remaining teeth. Generally, the brackets damage the remaining teeth and the prosthesis bearing with its large-area pressure and friction harms the bone of the jaw. Grinding off a substantially healthy tooth for a crown is physical injury in a manner that is not sensible. Partial prostheses are well suitable as temporary and social solutions. Teeth must not be ground off.
Dental Implant Prosthesis Options - Fort Washington PA
Although implantation of artificial dental roots with subsequent application of a crown is the golden standard for recovery of chewing function, there are also other options for prosthetic rehabilitation. The following is to provide an overview of the most common tooth replacement types offered by the dentist. Dentistry tooth replacement is generally classified by:
-Partial prostheses (removable)
-Combined tooth replacement (partially removable/partially fixed)
-Total prostheses/full prostheses (for total tooth replacement)