What is a denture?

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A denture is used to replace lost or missing teeth so that patients can have a healthy diet and smile with confidence. Dentures are made of either acrylic or metal, A ‘complete’ or ‘full’ denture is one which replaces all the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaw.  Where a patient has some natural teeth, they will could be prescribed a ‘partial’ denture to fill in the spaces left by, lost or missing teeth.