It is a type of prosthesis that can be removed at any time, which can be preferred in large edentulous areas, in cases with too much tooth loss, in areas where bridge construction is not appropriate, and is supported by the gingival tissue along with the implant or tooth. They are designed in accordance with the person with the measure taken for the person.
Removable prosthesis making is a traditional method. Although there are different types, the most commonly used types are;
partial (hooked / crocheted) dentures
precision attachment prostheses
Implant removable prostheses
Total prostheses get their retention only from the vacuum power in the soft tissue. This means less conservatism compared to other types. It is the last type of prosthesis to be preferred in cases that are not suitable for other types of prosthesis. Patient comfort is not high, it may cause nausea, the patient may have difficulty using the prosthesis.
Partial (hooked / crocheted) dentures are the types of prosthesis that can be preferred in the presence of a number of teeth in the mouth.