What are the attachments for overdenture? To enhance retention and stability of denture, various overdenture attachments systems can be used for mandibular implant overdentures. The most popular attachment systems are bar, ball, magnet types, and a number of individual mechanical attachments similar in size and function to the ball type.
What is a locator overdenture? A locator retained overdenture is a removable prosthesis placed in the mouth containing replacement teeth, mounted in a base made of pink resin to create an exact fit over your existing gums. It securely snaps in place using button-like fittings called locators.
How long do locator abutments last? et al recommended that locator abutments be replaced every three years. Although it may not be necessary for every patient, it is a good guideline to follow. The repair and replacement are not time consuming, cost is low and many of the procedures necessary are accomplished chair side.
How do you replace denture locators?