April 2021

acute dental dentures and partial dentures

Denture Story

Denture Story The Disastrous Beginnings In the nineteenth century, dentures were¬† expensive, and could only be afforded by a fortunate few. In 1851, a “Miracle Rubber” was founded, which was of tremendous value to denture makers. The new rubber was called Vulcanite, and it was used to make the moldings for dentures. The discovery of this new material allowed dentists to drop the price of dentures and, finally, the average person was able to afford a pair. However, this would… Read More »Denture Story