An artificial substitute that replaces missing tooth or multiple teeth in a arch. The success of the denture truly relies on impression techniques by the dentist and the quality of the remaining natural teeth present in the arch.
Like a complete denture, even partial denture can be done in one day programme. If the remaining natural teeth is weak and not supportive, primary treatment of cleaning and filling should be done to strengthen it. The partial denture is also called as flippers or plastic teeth set consists of acrylic teeth, denture plate in gums colour to rest on tissue and a metal or nylon clips to engage the remaining teeth. The denture can be tightened by adjusting the clips. The denture borders are made smooth to be user friendly for the patient.