Snap In Dentures without Roof Plate: I am looking for snap in dentures that don't have the plastic that covers the roof of my mouth.
Does this exist? ...Visitor from FL
You are referring to the Palateless Denture. They have been "around" for many many years.
When it comes to custom dentures, general dentists, as a general rule, tend not to be abreast of the latest technologies unless they have a unique talent or interest in the procedures involved.
The best resource for determining if you can be a candidate for a palateless denture is a Prosthodontist. They typically have access to a variety of attachment choices that can
enable nearly anyone to have a no palate denture.
Here is a video clip showing how a no palate denture is made:
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