Partial Dentures

An example of a prosthetic partial denture Seattle WAA removable partial denture is designed specifically to meet the needs of the patient and can replace one or more missing teeth. A natural appearance and speech clarity is restored along with the ability to eat more efficiently.

For more information about Partial Dentures, or to schedule a Consult with Denturist Angelica Summer or Laslo Bako, please call our office: Seattle Office Phone Number 206-440-1500.

Partial Denture Types and Materials

Partial dentures are created out of a metal, flexible type and acrylic composition or completely out of acrylic. A patient’s specific needs and anatomy dictate the design of the partial denture and every effort is made to construct a self-cleansing partial denture that preserves the remaining teeth and oral tissues.

Angelica P. Summer, DPD and Laslo Bako, DPD will design your partial denture so that the chewing forces are evenly distributed over the entire surface are of the remaining teeth and soft tissues. Changes to your remaining teeth may be recommended to help equalize these forces.

Metal partials are generally preferred as they are structurally superior. They are thinner and more hygienic than an acrylic partial. Acrylic partials are typically used as a transitional or temporary partial. Flexible partials is made of flexible material with gum colored clasps. Angelica P. Summer, and Laslo Bako will consult with you to determine the appropriate partial for your situation.

Benefits of Partial Dentures

A removable partial denture may help limit movement of your existing natural teeth. They also allow you to better grind and chew food improving digestion. Alternative to partial dentures: implants for single tooth area or for missing several teeth.


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