A.Cu-SilŽ is the simplest, gentlest partial available. It is an acrylic, tissue bearing appliance featuring a soft elastometric gasket which clasps the neck of each natural tooth, sealing out food and fluids, and cushioning and splinting each natural tooth from the hard acrylic denture base.
Q. How can I locate a dentist near me that will do a genuine, Cu-SilŽ partial denture? A. Cu-SilŽ partials are produced only by selected, legally licensed labs, who, in turn, can recommend a dentist for you. Go to the "Licensed Cu-Sil Labs" page of this web site, or e-mail your request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Q. How can I order Cu-SilŽ cleanser or Kleenite? A. An order form is available on our web site www.regentlabs.com
Q. Are Special "Preps" or Impression Techniques Required? A. Any impression technique that returns good accurate models that include full periphery and extension retro-molar area (for lower cases) and full tuborosity (for upper cases) as well as good definition of remaining teeth, is acceptable. Accurate models, a thick wax bite for proper registration. Simply specify tooth shade, mold and type of tooth. Case is processed complete to finish or returned in wax set-up for try-in.
Q. Is Cu-SilŽ a Permanent Appliance? A. Yes, and can also be used in "immediate" and "overdenture" cases. It makes an excellent roofless or free-end partial. Where tooth contour is insufficient to use cast clasps or needed for elimination of torque inducing clasps. It is useful for mobile, isolated, or periodontally involved teeth. It can be a viable alternative to other types of partials using metal or wire clasps and frames. It is a preferred alternative to flexible plastic partials. Cu-SilŽ is unsurpassed in comfort and aesthetics. Tooth stability and retention are definitely enhance with Cu-SilŽ. Doubtful teeth last much longer than would normally be expected with cast frames.
Q. How Long Will Cu-SilŽ Partials Last? A. Cu-SilŽ attachments last at least 8 to 10 years, and possibly longer, provided that the recommended Cu-SilŽ denture cleanser is used.
Q. What Is Required If a Tooth Is Lost? A. A denture tooth is simply processed in by your local lab. Acrylic relines also can be handled by your local lab.
Q. How Much Time Is Required For Lab Processing? A. A minimum of an extra three days is required, in addition to the normal time required for set-up and try-in.
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