Denture is a traditional way to replace one or more missing natural teeth in both upper and lower jaw. In recent day, these dentures are made from flexible thermoplastic materials known as FLEXIBLE DENTURES, which can avoid few flaws which was seen in early rigid denture.
|RIGID DENTURE||FLEXIBLE DENTURE|
|Hard and rigid||Soft and flexible|
|Unstable to shape change||Stable to shape change|
|Porosity is present||Porosity is absent|
|Little color stability||High color stability|
|Higher in weight comparatively||Low in weight comparatively|