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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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Information on health conditions and health behavior included the amount of prescribed medications used (not used, used only 1, used 2 or more), comorbidities (had up to 1 disease or [greater than or equal to] 2 diseases, according to medical diagnosis report), tobacco use at the time of data collection (yes or no), depressive symptoms according to the Geriatric Depression Scale (no symptoms or with depressive symptoms), information on upper and lower denture condition (without denture, removable partial denture, fixed denture, fixed and removable partial denture or full denture), salivary flow at rest (in ml/min), daily tooth brushing (more than twice, twice, less than twice).
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Key words: OHRQoL, full denture, partial denture, Oral health, quality of life, geriatric patients
For more than half a century, missing teeth have been replaced by fixed or removable prosthodontic ap pliances.1 In spite of increasing use of dental implants, partial or total edentulousness is still mostly treated by a conventional partial or full denture.2,3
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