Prosthetic (prosthesis) dental treatment is one of the important and big branches of dentistry, which aims to eliminate these deficiencies according to the number and location of missing teeth in the mouth, restore oral integrity, not only aesthetic but also chewing functions, speaking properly and eliminating psychological problems caused by toothlessness.
Prosthetic (prosthetic) dental treatment in general; We can group them as fixed, removable and implant-supported prostheses.
Fixed prosthesis is a type of prosthesis that is attached to the tooth or teeth and cannot be removed by the patient, but can only be removed by the physician. If these are made on a single tooth, it is called a crown prosthesis. In cases where 2 or more teeth are combined, it is called a bridge prosthesis. Situations that are not treated in a timely manner can cause tooth displacement, tooth fallout, or more difficult and costly conditions to treat.
Crown Prostheses: 'Crowns' are fixed prostheses made to restore aesthetics and function by covering broken, deformed, colored teeth in order to prevent the breakage of weak teeth in the restoration of a large filling, which has lost excessive material due to caries or trauma, does not have sufficient tooth support. is called. These prostheses can be easily applied after implant application in single tooth deficiencies.
Bridge Prostheses: In cases where one or more teeth are missing, fixed prostheses made to replace the missing teeth by reducing the neighboring teeth and taking support from the neighboring teeth are called 'bridges'. Again, in bridge prostheses, teeth can be taken as support, and bridge prostheses can be easily applied on two or more implants applied inside the mouth without touching the adjacent teeth.
1- Can each tooth be used as a foot in a bridge prosthesis?
It is not possible to use every tooth as a support leg. This is decided by your dentist after the necessary radiographic and intraoral examination.
2- Are All Bridges Made with Two Support Teeth?
The length of the toothless space determines the number of support teeth to be used while making the bridge.
3- Can I Eat Normal Food With Bridge Prostheses?
With bridge prostheses, we can eat anything we can eat with our healthy teeth.
4- How are crown-bridge prostheses used with the implant?
After the necessary examinations are made and the implants are applied, the implants are used as if they were cut teeth, and crown bridges are applied on them.
Removable prostheses are prostheses that the patient can put on and take off whenever he wants.
Total Dentures: It is applied to mouths where all teeth are missing.
Partial Dentures: It is applied to partially edentulous mouths. Retention is provided with nails and hooks on the teeth.
Precision Attached Partial Prosthesis (Pins-in Prosthesis): It is a type of dental prosthesis applied in cases where there are many missing teeth and treatment cannot be performed with fixed prostheses. It is also known as 'prosthesis with snaps' among the people because of the hidden retainers that fit into the slots prepared in the teeth.
Precision-retained prostheses are aesthetic prostheses that do not have any externally visible apparatus such as hooks.
Implant Top Prostheses
They are prostheses that are made when there are no teeth in the mouth and fit on the lower and upper palates. They are also known as palate teeth among the people.
1- How long does a full dental prosthesis (palate) take?
Full dental prostheses are delivered to the patient after 5-6 sessions with 2-day intervals.
2- How is the Comfort of Palate Prosthesis?
It is more difficult to use than other prostheses, as there are prostheses that can be inserted and removed with full dentures. These prostheses, which can be easily attached and removed, have low chewing comfort.
3- How long does it take to get used to Total Prostheses?
It may take time to get used to these prostheses. The patient should be patient while using these prostheses. At the end of the adaptation process, he will adopt it as his own female.
4- Do I Have to Remove Total Dentures Every Night?
Full dentures should preferably be removed every night at bedtime so that the tissues can rest.
5- How to Clean and Maintain Total Dentures?
After it is removed from the mouth, it should be washed thoroughly and kept in a lime-free warm water or a specially prepared solution. It should never be disposed of in a chemical cleaner. A plastic container must be used during cleaning, otherwise they may fall into the sink or on the floor and crack or break.
6- Is it Possible to Repair Total Prostheses?
In case of any broken rupture, it is possible to repair it. Repair time is usually 1-2 days. In addition, these teeth may become abundant over time, in which case it may be necessary to feed these prostheses. Only the palate part or only the tooth part of these prostheses can be changed when necessary.
7- What is the Lifespan of Total Prostheses?
The lifespan of full dentures, changes in the patient's weight, bone resorption and deformations in the materials used
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