Flexible Dentures, Kota Kinabalu

What Are Flexible Dentures?

What Are Flexible Dentures?

A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. There are two types of dentures — complete and partial. Complete dentures are used when all of the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain. Flexible dentures are a type of partial denture made out of a nylon resin. They’re more comfortable than traditional dentures and cause less irritation to the gums. They’re also more expensive.

 

What Are The Benefits Of Flexible Dentures?

A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. A flexible denture is made of a thin, strong, medical-grade plastic that conforms to the contours of your mouth. Partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain and are attached to your natural teeth with metal clasps or precision attachments. Flexible partial dentures are more comfortable than traditional hard partial dentures and offer a better fit. They are also less visible than traditional partial dentures because they blend in with your natural teeth. If you are new to wearing dentures, flexible partial dentures may be a good option for you. Replacement teeth look and feel more natural than ever before, and dental acrylics can be color matched to your existing teeth. Your dentist will help you decide if flexible partial dentures are right for you.

 

Are There Any Disadvantages to Flexible Dentures?

While flexible dentures have many advantages over regular dentures, there are some disadvantages to consider as well. One downside is that they can be more difficult to clean than other types of dentures. It’s important to follow a strict cleaning routine with flexible dentures, and you may need to see your dentist more often to get a new set.

Another potential disadvantage is that flexible dentures are made of acrylic, which is not as strong as some other materials. This means that they may not last as long as other types of dentures. If you need a partial or full denture, your dentist may recommend a rigid option instead of a flexible one.

Finally, keep in mind that flexible partial dentures require clasps to stay in place. These clasps can sometimes be visible, which may not be the case with other types of dentures. If you’re concerned about how your denture will look, talk to your dentist about different fabrication options.

 

What Are Flexible Dentures Made Of?

Dentures are prosthetic devices used to replace missing teeth. They are made of either rigid or flexible materials. Flexible dentures are made of thin thermoplastic, nylon, or acrylic and are more comfortable to wear than rigid ones. Partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain, while full dentures are used when all teeth are missing. Thermoplastic relines can be used to make existing dentures more comfortable. Brush on thin thermoplastic can also be used to repair small cracks or breaks in dentures.

 

How Do I Clean Flexible Dentures?

To clean your flexible dentures, you will need to brush them with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a mild cleaning solution. You should also rinse them under running water to remove any debris. Once a day, you should soak your dentures in a cleaning solution recommended by your dentist or dental professional. They can help you decide what type of denture cleaner is best for you and your dentures.

 

Find Out If Flexible Dentures Are Right for You

If you are considering getting dentures, you may be wondering if flexible dentures are right for you. Flexible dentures are made from a flexible denture base material and dental materials that allow them to be more comfortable and natural-looking than traditional dentures. They are also metal-free, which makes them ideal for people with allergies to metal. However, flexible dentures may not be suitable for everyone. If you have missing teeth, your remaining teeth may not be able to hold them in place. You should learn more about flexible dentures from your dental professional to see if they are right for you.

 

Care of Flexible Dentures

A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with metal or other alloys. A flexible denture is made of a nylon-like material that is soft and pliable.

The care of a flexible denture is similar to that of an acrylic denture. The denture should be brushed with a soft toothbrush and cleaning solution daily. Natural teeth should also be brushed. The valplast denture should be rinsed with running water after each meal to remove food particles and plaque. It is important to avoid using hot water, as this can cause the denture to warp. The denture should be soaked in a cleaning solution overnight at least once a week.

If irritation or soreness of the gum occurs, discontinue use of the denture and consult your dentist.

Our Services

We offer everything from dental treatment to children treatment. Contact us and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best treatment for you.

Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment

We provide all types of dental treatments, from general care to cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from dental implants to tooth whitening.

Teeth Replacement

Teeth Replacement

We offer a complete range of dental services to help you get back your smile.

Braces

Braces

Our orthodontists are qualified and experienced to make you feel confident about your smile.

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Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin Dentist Kota Kinabalu
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The Preferred Dentist at Kota Kinabalu

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Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
Our dentists possess the skills and experience you need. We care about your needs as a patient and we’re here to help you achieve the outcome you desire.

General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.