Partial dentures are removable appliances provided by Dr. Sanjay Dhir of Dhir Dentistry in San Diego, California, to replace one or several teeth in the dental arch. These are often made with a metal framework and false teeth that slide into place when the appliance is put in the mouth. The partial denture can be removed for care and cleaning and may need adjustments with time. This is critical to ensuring proper fit and function, which can otherwise lead to complications.
Yes, partial dentures can cause health issues if they are not properly maintained or if they do not fit correctly. Below are some of the concerns that can arise with partial dentures:
It is vital that you keep your dentist informed about any changes in your dental health so they can adjust the partial denture to ensure proper fit and comfort. With regular care and maintenance of your partial dentures, you should be able to minimize any potential risks or complications associated with them.