Dental Prosthesis
08 Haziran 2018

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Prosthetics are all artificial materials that are prepared to restore the needs and aesthetic appearance of the functions of chewing, speech, etc. of the teeth that have been lost due to various reasons in the mouth.

In denture, the loss of oral health is corrected. For this purpose, the lost lip, cheek support, speech function, chewing function and aesthetic image are recovered. Psychological support is provided for individuals who have forgotten to laugh and who have to live with missing teeth. It is aimed to increase the quality of life of people with prostheses.


Fixed Denture:

They are glued prostheses such as a crow-bridge that the patient himself can not remove.

Total Prostheses:

It is applied to mouths where all teeth are missing.

Partial Prostheses:

Partially applied to toothless mouths. The nails and the hooks on the teeth are held together.

Precision Hold Prostheses:

Partially applied to toothless mouths. It is a non-aesthetic aesthetic prosthesis that looks like an external hook.


(Fixed Denture)

In the construction of dentures, a certain amount of material is removed from the tooth surface and a procedure called dental cutting (dental reduction) is performed. The dentures are used by bonding to the teeth and can not be removed by the patient.

Fixed dentures made for replacing missing teeth by support from neighboring teeth in the presence of one or more missing teeth are called KÖPRÜ.

Fixed prostheses made for the restoration of aesthetic and function by coating the teeth which have been damaged due to bruising or trauma are called KRON.


1. There may be pain for a while after the teeth are cut, until the bridge prostheses are inserted and after they are attached. This period will continue until the tooth adapts to its new condition.

2. Dental pain can be controlled with a pain medication.

3. It can be difficult to get used to dentures. In the early days a big crowd can be felt in the mouth. Effective chewing may not be possible. Be patient in this time.

4. Hard foods should be avoided to prevent breakage and damage of the prostheses.

5. Cleaning of prostheses is important for long life. After each meal, the residues should be cleaned with natural teeth, at least once a day using dental floss and interface brushes, between the tooth and bridge prosthesis.

6. Each prosthesis has a lifetime. Depending on the changing tissues in the time, the prosthesis becomes harmonious and its usage becomes difficult. This period is 5 years on average.


"These prostheses are the types of prostheses that the patient can insert and remove itself"


It is applied when there is no tooth in the mouth. The restraint is provided from hard and soft mouth tissues.


It is the prosthesis that is made by supporting from the natural teeth found in the mouth and soft tissues in the mouth. The metal parts (hook) called "crochet" are attached to the teeth and the restraint is ensured.


* It can take a long time to get used to dentures. The new prosthesis can be felt as foreign and big in your mouth. Your retirement may feel like you are confined.

* Especially for those who are used to prosthesis for a long time and who are used to prosthesis for the first time,

* There may be prostheses playing. This is especially common in the lower cannabis.

* Lower prosthesis is more difficult to get used to and takes more time.

* The prosthesis may cause nausea. This will happen after a while.

* Please consult your physician in the long-standing nausea.

a. Initially, there may be an increase in salivary flow due to stimulation of the salivary glands.

b. As the language movements are restricted, some letters can not be said easily, there may be speech disorders. Reading the book with a loud voice, words that are pronounced incorrectly should be repeated.

c. Chewing may be difficult. Chewing can take about 6-8 weeks.

d. During bite with your front teeth, the dentures can move and move out. Whenever possible, do not bite with the front teeth.

Prostheses that are quite compatible with the mouth can even bump in the first days. Depending on this, pain can occur. This happens within the first 24 hours after the prosthesis has been inserted.

Except for the control of your physician, do not perform any operations on the prosthesis such as abrasion, addition, repair.

Dentures must be removed after the blisters have been removed and after complaints have been made. This is very important for the restoration of oral tissues.

When removed, your prosthesis should be stored in a container full of water.

* Specially produced tablets and solutions can be used according to manufacturer's instructions.

* Adhesive creams or powders can be used for a very short period of time in new prosthetics during the adaptation period of the prosthesis. In long-term use, a number of undesirable conditions such as fungal infection can be seen in the mouth.