Types of Partials
At NOLA Dentures and General Dentistry, we make a lot of partial dentures or RPDs in dentist speak. Dentures come in a two different classifications: partial dentures or complete dentures. As the name suggests, complete dentures replace all the teeth in a patient’s mouth whereas partial dentures replace part of the teeth. When patients need a partial denture, one of the first decisions to be made is what type of partial denture to make. In this blog, I’d like to discuss the three types of partial dentures: hard acrylic, flexible acrylic, and cast metal.
Hard acrylic partials are the most common type of partial to be made. They are made often ...