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What is dental Caries ?

Caries is a progressive destruction of any kind of bone structure, including the skull, ribs and other bones, or the tooth, teeth, or teeths. Caries can be caused by osteomyelitis, which is a microorganism disease. A disease that involves caries is mastoiditis, an inflammation of the mastoid process, in which the bone gets eroded.

What Types of dental caries ?

Dental caries is one of many types of caries. Dental caries affects different parts of the teeth, (enamel, dentin, or cementum) in the crown or the root of the tooth. Nearly all cases contain bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus, which produce lactic acid as the products responsible for the caries

What are correlation between caries and immediate denture ? The patient who have dental caries it will be extracted and replace by immediate denture What is an immediate denture ?

Immediate Denture: a dental prosthesis constructed to replace the lost dentition and associated structures of the maxillae and /or mandible, and inserted immediately following removal of the remaining natural teeth.

An immediate denture is a complete denture or partial denture inserted on the same day, immediately following the removal of natural teeth. What are the advantages of an immediate denture?

When an immediate denture is inserted at the time of extraction. Your doctor will discuss with you the pros and cons of a permanent reline versus making a new denture. A major advantage to making a new denture is that . A surgical stent (a guide for recontouring tissues after extraction) is often necessary and more follow-up visits are needed for adjustments and re-fitting. An immediate denture will also allow you to chew better than without any teeth and minimize facial distortion that may occur when teeth are removed.There are several advantages of an immediate denture. A soft temporary reline material will be utilized for re-fitting your denture when it becomes loose during the healing process. It is also easier to duplicate the shape. you will be charged for either a reline or a new denture. Another disadvantage is that you cannot always see how the denture will look before the teeth are extracted and the immediate denture is inserted. depending on your choice. At this time. the immediate denture must be finalized by a permanent reline or new denture. An immediate denture will allow you to establish your speech patterns early. The most important factor is that you will never need to appear in public without teeth. color and arrangement of your natural teeth while some are still present in your mouth. What are the disadvantages of an immediate denture? The biggest disadvantage is the increased cost. After the soft tissues have healed and shrinkage of the underlying bone has occurred (about six months following extractions). it will act as a Band-Aid to protect the tissues and reduce bleeding. Why does an immediate denture cost more? An immediate denture is initially more expensive than a conventional denture because additional time is needed for construction. to help you make a decision. You will not have to learn to speak without a denture in place and then later relearn to speak with a new denture.

new complete denture is fabricated as the long-term prosthesis. or has to be repaired or relined in our laboratory. If the immediate denture is relined. Is an immediate denture for everyone? Not everyone is a candidate for an immediate denture. you will be seen in oral surgery for extraction of the appropriate teeth.the immediate denture can be a spare denture if the new denture breaks. Transitional: After this immediate denture is made and after healing is completed. How long does it take to complete? For patients requiring a complete immediate denture. On the day of delivery. This allows the extraction sites to heal and a better-fitting immediate complete denture to be fabricated. is misplaced. What the type of immediate denture ? There are two popular types of immediate dentures: 1. a second. The fabrication phase consists of impressions. due to general health conditions. How procedure of immediate denture ? Step one: Consultation [Dental Office] . Conventional: After this immediate denture is placed and after healing is completed . or because of specific oral problems.term prosthesis. the denture is refitted or relined to serve as the long. it will usually need to be left overnight while it is permanently relined in the laboratory. Some people may be advised against this treatment. bite records. followed immediately by the insertion of the immediate denture. tooth selection and try-in of the back teeth. 2. the back teeth are often extracted six to eight weeks prior to the fabrication phase.

This is the most important step. To extract the teeth all areas are frozen with local anesthetic first. Step four: Denture fit and adjustment with denturist The denturist wants to see you after your surgery to adjust and possibly reline the denture. This is usually 1-3 days after your surgery appointment but may vary depending on each case. The denture will . Step three: Surgery [Dentist office] At this appointment the teeth are all extracted and the patient is given their new dentures to wear the same visit. A bite registration is also taken to help align the top and bottom teeth together. There are multiple advantages to having the dentures placed immedialty after surgery:    The patient gets to leave the office with teeth! The denture acts as a “band-aid” and helps control bleeding The denture helps the tissue heal and mould to the shape of the denture. After this appointment the denturist are to be worn 24 hours a day until you visit with the denturist. You can only take our your dentures for about a minute to rinse your mouth and then they must go back in immediately. At this point no teeth have been removed yet. At this appointment you will have an xray taken of all your teeth Step two: Preliminary Alginate Impressions [Denturist office] This is the initial impression that is taken – as a starting point for the denturist to begin the fabrication of the dentures. After the teeth are removed the bone/gums will start to shrink back.

At this appointment we assess healing.become loose. . Sometimes you need a reline shortly after surgery but most times it is delayed to allow further healing. remove any sutures that have not dissolved on their own. these are removed at this appointment under topical anaesthetic. Step five: Surgery post op check at dental clinic We always like to see our patient 1-2 weeks after their surgery date. Sometimes a patient may have bone chips poking through gum.