The importance of spare dentures

It is an advantage having a spare denture. I regularly make spares as part of the treatment process if the patient is happy to invest. I encourage the patient to alternate the dentures on a daily basis, so that when one fractures and requires repair, they are completely used to the other....

Importantly, however hard we try; we cannot make identical dentures. It is likely that the patient will have a favourite (set) and it is important the patient still alternates.

The spare set are conventionally handmade in the same way as the definitive set. If not, they would be made using 3D printing/milling. With current technology 3D printing/milling, does not look as good as the handmade.

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