What is precision attachment partial dentures?

It is the type of dentures that is applied when
there are many missing teeth and when fixed prosthesis cannot be done. Hidden clips are placed inside the cavities carved inside the teeth.


How many days does it take to make it and how
many days should I come?

Stages of precision attachment partial dentures are the same as stages of partial dentures. The dentures are prepared in 5 sessions as including
impressions and various trials, on the average.
For 5 sessions, 2 weeks would be sufficient.


Is it easy to use the dentures with clips?

In precision attachment partial dentures, there are sensitive parts which are placed in the cavities. When they are newly
made, although they are too tight when placing
and removing them, in time they can be placed and
taken out more comfortably and easily. They should be placed and taken out with care.


Can I get used to using precision attachment partial dentures?

Just like partial dentures, this type of dentures
have metal parts that pass from under the tongue at
lower jaw and from palate at the upper jaw.
Because of these parts that are on the prosthesis, it
can be difficult to get used to it in time. But after a
certain time, many patients used these prosthesis
just like their own teeth.


How are precision attachment partial dentures
cleaned?

Cleaning of precision attachment partial dentures are just like cleaning complete dentures.


Can I eat food easily with precision attachment partial dentures?

As precision attachment partial dentures are made
by getting support from soft tissue and existing
teeth, no problems are seen regarding their adhesion
capacity. Cutting, biting and grinding functions can
be done easily.


Do precision attachment partial dentrues move when I eat food?

Parts of the precision attachment partial dentures which
are placed in the cavities avoid for the prosthesis to get
out its place. Therefore, they don't move while
eating. In time loosening can occur with the rubber
parts of sensitive connections. In this case, rubber
parts can be easily changed.


Will I be content with precision attachment partial dentures
from aesthetic point of view?

As the parts giving support to precision attachment partial denturesare placed in the prosthesis,
they are more aesthetical than prosthesis with
hooks.


What should I pay attention to when I use
precision attachment partial dentures?

In addition to paying attention to the particulars
relating with the usage of complete dentures, it is required not to damage the
sensitive connection parts when placing or
removing them. Process of placing or removing
should be done carefully. After making sure that
the denture is exactly placed, jaw should be closed.
The denture should be placed without closing the
jaw. Or else, damages can occur at precision attached parts.


Is it possible to repair them when precision attachment partial dentures are broken or when teeth fall down?

Just like the case with partial dentures, the
base section and teeth can be easily repaired for
precision attachment partial dentures. If the
rubber parts within precision attachment get loose,
they can be changed but if precision attachment
parts are broken, it is difficult to repair them.


How long does it take to repair precision attachment partial dentures?

Just like the case with partial dentures, even
though it changes depending on the shape and
dimension of fracture in the partial dentures,
generally it is possible to repair them in 1-2 days.


Is it possible to use precision attachment partial dentures on diabetic patients?

Just like the case with partial dentures, precision attachment partial dentures can be applied to almost
all the patients and they can also be easily applied
to patients with diabetics. It can take a long time
for the bents and wounds that appear at the end of
application, to recover. Besides, as there can be the
problem of mouth dryness, it can be required to
use special gels and artificial saliva.


Is it possible to use precision attachment partial dentures on patients having osteoporosis?

Mass of bone tissue is not very important in
prosthesis with sensitive connections. As it is a
prosthesis done by getting support from existing
teeth, number, solidness and dimensions of teeth
are important.


Is it possible to use precision attachment partial dentures on allergic patients?

First of all, allergy tests should be taken to
determine the particulars causing allergy. In
prosthesis with sensitive connections, metal and
acrylic materials are used. If there is metal allergy,
the type of metal causing allergy should be
determined and thus, by using a different type of
metal, prosthesis can be applied. But if there is
allergy for acrylic, it is not possible to use
precision attachment partial dentures. In this case,
implant-supported dentured can be used.


What is the lifetime of precision attachment partial dentures?

Prosthesis with sensitive connections can serve for
many years, when they are well taken care of and
hygiene conditions are provided. Depending on the
usage, loosening or breaking can occur on the
rubber and other parts of sensitive connections. If
teeth providing support are lost, it is required to
repeat the prosthesis application.


When precision attachment partial dentures made, are there any process applied to existing teeth?

As precision attachment partial dentures should be
placed inside the cavities that are carved, it is required
for existing teeth to be crowned.

What are the differences between partial removable dentures and precision attachment partial dentures?

In partial dentures, there are hooks which are not
aesthetic. In precision attachment partial dentures,
there are no hooks. For partial dentures, it may
not be required to apply a process to existing teeth.
In precision attachment partial dentures, process
must be applied on existing teeth. For precision attachment partial dentures, there should be at least
4-6 teeth on the jaw. For partial dentures, there
are no restrictions. Cost of precision attachment partial dentures is a little more than partial dentures.


Is precision attachment partial dentures or partial
denture healthier?

If there are many missing teeth, if fixed prosthesis
cannot be made by using existing teeth, removable
denture (partial denture and precision attachment partial denture) can be applied or dental
implant can be placed inside the jaw bone for fixed dental prosthesis. When mobile prosthesis are
applied, they cause trauma on teeth as they are
placed or taken out or cause melting on jaw bone.
Thus, fixed prosthesis is healthiest option applied
by placing dental implants inside jaw bone if
many teeth are missing.

The Author of the Article: Dr. Tuğrul Saygı

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