Dentists in your Area:
Fairfield, 06825
Distance: 2.4 Miles
, 06460
Distance: 12.9 Miles
Stamford, 06901
Distance: 15.3 Miles
West Haven, 06516
Distance: 18.5 Miles
West Haven, 06516-4310
Distance: 18.6 Miles
Danbury, 06810-6525
Distance: 20.1 Miles
Huntington, 11743
Distance: 20.3 Miles
Islip, 11751
Distance: 28.2 Miles
Hicksville, 11801
Distance: 29.8 Miles
Great Neck, 11021
Distance: 30.7 Miles
start your health research here
Search Checkdent
dental-videos
DENTAL VIDEOS:
Search Video
Anchor Tooth
(30099 Views)
In dentistry, anchor teeth, prosthetic teeth or retaining elements are different options for the anchoring of dental prostheses, also called dentures. Gaps in your teeth can be filled with dental prostheses in many different ways. A distinction is made between removable dentures and fixed dentures like implants. A fixed denture is more expensive, but also more comfortable and more aesthetic. A removable denture is cheaper and easier to clean, but not as comfortable as a fixed one. The teeth that hold and secure prostheses are called anchor teeth. In the video you will see different versions of dental prostheses and their matching anchor teeth. If anchor teeth are overly stressed, it can lead to the loss of the teeth after a certain number of years. Today, thanks to implantology, dental prostheses can be anchored directly in the jawbone. This means that teeth are no longer mandatory for anchoring dental prostheses.
Produced: 03/2011
loading