Partial Denture Options in Victoria, BC
A partial denture may be a more suitable option depending on certain circumstances such as lack of remaining teeth as a support structure, limited bone or financial means. Partial dentures are a great way to help restore chewing function by use of clasp or hook systems that clamp on to remaining teeth to support and stabilize your denture. Depending on the condition of your remaining teeth you may be better off with dental implants.
Partial Dentures and On Going Maintenance
As with any dental care, ensuring on-going maintenance with partial dentures is crucial to prevent sores and damage of the remaining natural teeth. We strongly recommend that you have your partial denture checked approximately every 6-8 months to ensure a proper fit and confirm .that no damage has occurred. On average, most partial dentures are expected to last up to 5-8 years depending on diet and circumstances.