Acrylic partial dentures are alternate to cast partial/chrome cobalt dentures.

Advantages include,

  • Less expensive,
  • Can be fabricated¬† in short duration and fewer appointments compared to cast metal denture,
  • Repairable,
  • They can be made little flexible to fit into undercut areas.


Disadvantages are,

  • Not as rigid as cast partial dentures,
  • Easily gets stained and starts to develop bad odour over time.
  • Not as strong as cast partial denture
  • Bulkier than cast partial denture.