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den·ture

 (dĕn′chər)
n.
1. A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw. Also called dental plate.
2. often dentures A complete set of removable artificial teeth for both jaws.

[French, from Old French, from dent, tooth; see dentist.]

denture

(ˈdɛntʃə)
n (usually plural)
1. (Dentistry) Also called: dental plate or false teeth a partial or full set of artificial teeth
2. (Dentistry) rare a set of natural teeth
[C19: from French, from dent tooth + -ure]

den•ture

(ˈdɛn tʃər, -tʃʊər)

n.
1. an artificial replacement of one or more teeth.
2. Often dentures. a replacement of all the teeth of one or both jaws.
[1870–75; < French, =dent tooth (see dent2) + -ure -ure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denture - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teethdenture - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
bridgework, bridge - a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
false teeth - a removable denture
partial denture - a denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch
Translations
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denture

[ˈdentʃəʳ] Ndentadura f denturesdentadura f postiza

den·ture

n. dentadura, prótesis; [artificial] dentadura postiza;
___ plates___ parcial, pop. plancha dental.

denture

n protesis f dental (form), dientes postizos, dentadura postiza
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We hope to help you find the answers to all your denture queries and to find out, if necessary, whether dentures might be right for you.
While we start with a single tooth denture, it often progresses until we have all our teeth on a plate, and we end up with a full set of dentures.
This study was done to compare the balanced occlusion and canine guided occlusion among complete denture wearers by assessment of patient satisfaction.
Denture cleansers are the most preferred for chemical cleansing, which has been suggested for the disinfection of prostheses.
However, for a variety of reasons, many patients who have partial edentulism can continue to benefit from partial denture therapy; and these patients deserve increased retention with the best esthetic result possible in prosthesis.
The purpose of this article was to review current literature on the usage of denture bases as potential drug-release devices (DRDs) for the treatment of oral conditions such as Candida associated denture stomatitis (CAD) and recurrent ulcers.
Patients from all over the West Midlands are travelling to Cape Dental Practice and Implant Centre in Warwick to consult its denture expert, Spencer Greening.
To minimise staining you should thoroughly clean your dentures daily to remove food and plaque bacteria using a denture brush or soft toothbrush and non-abrasive soap or denture paste (regular toothpaste is too abrasive and may cause damage).
It also presents each technique as an illustrated algorithm with legends and includes multiple working methods for complete denture fabrication, as well as methods to incorporate sound prosthodontic design into implant therapy.
Complete denture can be fabricated with or without face-bow record.
Modern dentures are produced in a dental laboratory under dentist prescription or by a Clinical Dental Technician; a dental team member qualified as a dental technician then further qualified to carry out the clinical aspects of denture construction.