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How does the cost of Valplast dentures compare to basic denture cost?

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Valplast is the registered brand name of a specific type of flexible partial dentures; this type of denture represents a major innovation in the field of dental prosthetics, and in general, Valplast dentures are more expensive than basic, inflexible denture types. Also occasionally known as flexi-dentures or flexible dentures, Valplast is a unique option on the denture market, and it is harder to make than other types of dentures, including acrylic dentures, which are easier to manufacture, which helps make them among them most affordable types of dentures. The price differential may vary based on factors such as dentist and insurance, but it is not unheard of for Valplast dentures to be several hundred dollars more expensive than acrylic dentures.

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Valplast dentures are a removable partial denture that gives comfort and a realistic appearance thanks to its innovative flexible structure. Part of the realistic appearance can be attributed to the fact that Valplast dentures have no visible metallic parts such as clasps. This fact also helps contribute to the Valplast denture's cost.

More affordable dentures tend to place much less emphasis on realism and natural appearance, instead focusing on function and durability. Valplast dentures are said to be functional and durable while also placing emphasis on comfort and cosmetic details.

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