What are flexible partial dentures?
We are proud to offer you an exciting flexible partial denture with the ultimate in comfort, aesthetics and durability. The Vertex Thermosens system, exclusive to our Tweed Heads denture clinic in the Northern Rivers region, is a breakthrough for dental technology, offering stronger, more durable and cost effective Tweed Heads flexible partial dentures.
The Vertex Thermosens partial denture has no metal clasps, as the base and clasps are made as one from the same base material. Even better, you needn’t be concerned about this denture breaking if dropped. Not only is this the first denture to be monomer and acrylic free - perfect for those with sensitivity problems - it also has opaque, gum coloured aesthetics as acrylic dentures, but with fewer flaws.
At Northern Rivers Denture Clinic, flexible dentures are only available as partial dentures, not as full dentures. Like other partial dentures, flexible partial dentures are a removeable replacement for natural teeth that are missing due to accident, poor health or disease, but possessing different qualities than those of acrylic partial dentures. While known as ‘flexible dentures’, these dentures are not flexible in the same sense as being ‘bendable’. Rather, they are less rigid than dentures composed of conventional materials. Nor is ‘soft flexible denture’ an accurate description, but simply relative to the contrasting rigid, non-flexible metal or acrylic dentures which have a less soft feel to them.
Designed to replace one, two, or a few missing teeth, a flexible partial denture restores your smile, allowing you to eat and speak as you did before you lost your natural teeth. However, not all flexible dentures are equal, nor are they the answer to all patients’ partial denture needs.