Dentures and alternatives such as dental implants are given to qualified patients through their dentists or prosthodontists, states WebMD. Complete dentures are used in the event the patient has no teeth, while partial d... More »

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Dentures are dental appliances made to replace a person's teeth. Dentures can replace a single tooth, called a partial denture, or every tooth in the mouth, called complete dentures, states WebMD. More »

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Dentures are commonly fabricated using a metallic or plastic base, with the teeth either made from acrylic or porcelain. Some dentures, particularly flexible dentures, are constructed using a nylon-derived base material.... More »

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Some dentists advise patients to wear dentures when going to bed, but only when the dentures are new, according to WebMD. Following that period, dentures should be taken out before bed to allow the gums to rest and the m... More »

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Individuals are able to wear their removable dentures while sleeping, but dentists recommend removing dentures to allow the gums and bone in the mouth to rest, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. It is ... More »

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A permanent denture consists of four dental implants placed in the jaw, which supports a complete dental arch of replacement teeth, according to the Spodak Dental Group. The patient is sedated during the process, new tee... More »

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Patients sue their dentists for negligence related to dental implants, endodontic procedures and tooth extractions, reports DentistryIQ. A patient may also sue a dentist for failure to diagnose oral cancer, negligence wh... More »

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