Acrylic Partial Dentures These are the most versatile of their range. Acrylic partial dentures are the most affordable types of dentures. They are designed to replace missing teeth as a removable prosthesis, to enhance aesthetics, eating, together with avoiding drifting and eruption of natural teeth.
Metal Partial Dentures They are the most durable however they are more costly due to the process that is involved in the making. They can be made out of chrome cobalt or Titanium. They are known to be the most favourable partial dentures design, as the Cobalt Chromium advantages that makes it more superior than other partial denture design is due to its strength, support, retention and comfort it providesm and the most important a more hygienic design that covers less surface area in the mouth and easily cleansed. They are usually smaller, and thinner in design compared to acrylic dentures, and can get more life out of them than the standard acrylic denture.
Nylon based flexible dentures (Valplast) Ideal for a single or two teeth missing. It is made out of nylon, hence the material is flexible. It is not recommended to replace a large number of missing teeth however, best suited for a temporary measure, for example while waiting for a dental implant to heal and rather than being toothless, a valplast denture can be made, or if patient ca not tolerate alot of acrylic coverage in the mouth and wanting the smallest thing possible, then a valplast denture can be an option.