A removable partial denture is recommended when a patient has some natural teeth remaining. This dental appliance effectively replaces missing teeth, enhancing oral function and restoring a natural appearance for improved dental health.
A Removable partial denture is one that replaces one or more missing teeth. In this situation the patient has a set of remaining natural teeth and also a set of artificial teeth.
Removable partial denture can also be known as removable dental bridge.
RPDs are typically recommended for individuals who are missing some of their natural teeth but still have some healthy teeth remaining in their mouth.
RPDs are designed to attach to existing teeth using clasps, connectors, or precision attachments, which help hold the denture securely in place.
RPDs may take some time to get used to, but with proper adjustment and care, they can be comfortable and functional.
RPDs should be removed daily for cleaning. Brush them gently with a denture brush and soak them overnight in a denture cleaner. Regular dental check-ups are also essential for maintenance.
Yes, RPDs can enhance your appearance by filling in gaps caused by missing teeth and may improve speech by helping with proper articulation.