Dentures are most often made from plastic or porcelain with an acrylic or plastic base, notes Tom Scheve for HowStuffWorks. The specific type of dentures an individual needs is mostly dependant on whether he has partial ... More »

Modern dentures are typically made out of plastic, often with a metal base, though this may be made out of plastic as well. The plastic of choice for dentures is polymethyl methacrylate acrylic, or PMMA. Historically, de... More »

According to Oral Health Care Zone, dental repair glue is made out of sodium carboxymethylcellulose and vinyl ether-malevich anhydrade copolymer. There are certain denture adhesives that contain zinc to provide a greater... More »

Modern dentures are typically made out of plastic, often with a metal base, though this may be made out of plastic as well. The plastic of choice for dentures is polymethyl methacrylate acrylic, or PMMA. Historically, de... More »

Home remedies for sore gums resulting from dentures include applying cloves or figs to the affected area and gargling warm saltwater or an aniseed, peppermint leaf and water mixture, suggests HowStuffWorks. Eating soft, ... More »

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If someone breaks their dentures, the dentures should be brought into a denture center or denture clinic for repair, according to WebMD. Broken dentures can occur when teeth come loose from the dentures, when pink acryli... More »

Dentures are often needed when teeth begin to change position due to underlying periodontal or gum disease, when teeth have decayed so much that cavities can't be filled, or when teeth fall out, according to Prevention. ... More »

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