Partial dentures are used in cases where a patient has existing teeth, a metal clasp is used to hook around an existing tooth to create retention, stabilizing the partial in the patient’s mouth. Partial dentures also have metal rest seats, which are used for immobility and helps prevents gums from receding due to the lack of forces applied to gums.
- -Consists of a metal framework and the base is made from acrylic.
- -This is a permanent partial denture.
- -It can be relined same day or overnight.