They are the appliances that are used in the treatment of one or more missing teeth, that the patient can easily put on and take off at any time, and on which the missing teeth are located.
There are five types of removable prostheses. These are appliances;
Classic partial dentures:
They are easily put on and off to cover areas where there are missing teeth, not on which the missing teeth are located. It is popularly known as a hooked prosthesis.
Precision attachment prostheses:
They are removable prostheses without hooks, which are used in the absence of more than one tooth and take their retention from porcelain crowns (veneers) made on the natural teeth that remain in the mouth.
They are removable appliances that are applied to patients with missing natural teeth. It is popularly known as a denture.
They are temporary removable prostheses that are applied immediately after the surgical procedure to patients who will undergo implant treatment or who need to have all their teeth removed.
They are removable prostheses in the mouth, which are applied on the tooth or root that is planned to be extracted after a while, taking their retention from the caps made on the teeth remaining in the prosthesis. From the outside, it looks the same as full dentures.