Flexible partial dentures treatment is usually given to people who are left with only one or two teeth in the upper and lower jaw. Due to the absence of a number of natural teeth, dentists do not generally recommend fixed partial dentures. Fixed dentures are used to fill the gap caused by one or two missing teeth. These removable teeth dentures usually comes with a set of replacement teeth bonded to a gum-coloured plastic base connected by a metal framework. A removable partial denture comes with metal clips which are used to attach the dentures to the natural teeth and hold them in place inside in the mouth. Some dentists use crowns on the natural teeth as they help these removable dentures to fit perfectly well into its place. Like the fixed bridge treatment, flexible partial denture treatment also requires two to three appointments to get completed. Your dental surgeon will take impression of your teeth, send it to the lab, get your dentures done and finally place it inside your mouth once it's ready. Flexible dentures are advantageous in numerous ways. Not only are these form of dentures inexpensive when compared to the fixed ones, they also look realistic, stay securely in their place, can be easily removed and cleaned as and when necessary and most importantly they are comfortable to wear. Cost of removable partial denture is around $300 to $500, and the average cost including metal clips and precision attachment may vary from $700 to $1800.
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