Re: Question about partial dentures
I think that mine is made out of acrylic. The hooks are made out of pink material (perhaps acrylic) and it is very bendy and fragile looking. It is also kind of bulky , it holds the place for two teeth on my back left side (until I can afford implants). It is also very tight. The first time I put it in it was excruciating and if I forget to wear it for awhile it hurts as well.
Now my grandmother has a metal partial and she has the opposite complaint, hers is always loose. It has metal clamps and metal that runs along the bottom of her mouth. It is older and it is not covered with acrylic. I guess the acrylic makes it look more realistic.
I guess when in doubt if you can afford the more expensive partial, I would get that. It is probably more durable.
Last edited by Eve_8; 06-22-2006 at 02:29 PM.