Dentures are used as an option when we want to replace missing teeth. 

Other options include bridges or implants.  One of the benefits of dentures is that they can replace multiple missing teeth in different parts of the jaw.  

A good fitting denture will:

There are three different types of dentures:

Dentures can be made out of two materials:

One of the main drawbacks of complete or partial dentures is that eventually the gums will shrink and recede and the once snug fitting denture can become loose.  This problem can be overcome with implants which can be used to retain and support the denture.

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