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Analysis of Denture Types and Installation Time

I. Overview of Denture Types

As a professional in the field of dentures, I deeply understand the importance of dentures to patients' quality of life. Dentures, also known as artificial teeth, are mainly divided into removable dentures, fixed dentures, and implants. Each type has its unique applicable scenarios and advantages. Choosing a suitable denture type is the key to ensuring oral health and beauty.

II. Characteristics Analysis of Various Dentures

1 Removable Dentures

Removable dentures are artificial teeth that patients can remove and wear on their own. The advantage is that they are convenient to clean and can be easily taken off for cleaning to maintain oral hygiene. However, due to their structural characteristics, removable dentures have a relatively low chewing efficiency, so they are more suitable for patients with a large number of missing teeth.

2 Fixed Dentures

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Fixed dentures are artificial teeth that are fixed in the mouth. They have the advantages of good stability and high chewing efficiency, able to withstand chewing forces like natural teeth. However, once fixed dentures are damaged, they are difficult to repair, so they are more suitable for patients with fewer missing teeth.

3 Implants

Implants are artificial teeth that are implanted into the jawbone and then covered with a dental crown. The advantage of implants is that they are comfortable and beautiful, can naturally blend into the oral environment like natural teeth, and have a long lifespan. However, the price of implants is relatively high, and they require a longer treatment period.

III. Analysis of Denture Installation Time

The time required for installing dentures varies depending on the patient's oral condition. Generally, the more complex the patient's oral condition is, the longer the treatment time and the time required for preliminary preparation will be.

1 Removable Dentures

The installation of removable dentures usually takes 7-10 days. This is because the process of removable dentures only involves taking impressions, which is relatively simple. However, for complex removable dentures, it may take about 15 days to complete the production and installation.

2 Fixed Dentures

The installation time of fixed dentures depends on their complexity. For a single-tooth porcelain fused to metal denture, it can usually be completed in about 5 days. However, for more complex fixed dentures such as bridge fixed bridge porcelain fused to metal, it may take 7-10 days. This is because fixed dentures require tooth preparation, impression taking, and sending to the dental laboratory for production. There are also additional steps such as communication, adjustment, and modification required.

3 Implants

The installation time for implants is relatively longer. Immediate implants require 3-4 months, while conventional implants may take 4-6 months. For more complex bone augmentation implants and soft tissue implants, it may take 9-12 months to complete. This is because implants require a certain amount of time for the implant to fuse with the bone.

In conclusion, installing dentures is a process that requires comprehensive consideration of multiple factors. As a professional in the field of dentures, we will provide professional advice and personalized services based on the patient's specific condition, ensuring that they can choose the most suitable type of denture and complete the installation in the shortest time possible. At the same time, we will also conduct detailed oral examinations and assessments to ensure that the installation effect of the denture and the patient's oral health can be fully guaranteed.


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