Flexible Acrylic Dentures
Flexible Acrylic Dentures- is injected thermoplastic Nylon. Some of the advantages are as follows, second cheapest option for partial dentures, this material is flexible, translucent and unbreakable, therefore it can be thinner and lighter in weight when compared with acrylic denture. Due to its flexibility it doesn’t require metal clasps. Clear, pink or tooth color flexible acrylic clasps can be added.
Some of the disadvantages of the flexible acrylic dentures are, harder to repair, further tooth additions can be added but will require longer working time, you may be without you partial denture for 24hours. This particular material in most cases is designed as temporary option (estimated usage 1-3yrs).