Individuals who have lost several or most of their teeth may be good candidates for dentures. These removable dental devices are used to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissue. There are two main types of denture normally used – complete and partial dentures, all depends on the need of patient. Complete dentures are used to replace all missing teeth of upper jaw, lower jaw, or both. Partial dentures are used to replace missing teeth while some natural teeth are still present.

Overall, dentures are a cosmetic procedure used to treat specific dental problems. However they are also a way for patients with missing teeth to maintain their ability to enjoy the foods they love to eat. Wearing dentures allows you to feel good about your smile even if you have missing teeth, and also enables you to speak more clearly.


Because denture is a removable device. Some people may aware of  denture wearing with lack of adherence, slipping or discomfort. However, most of patient understand the limitation of removable denture and feel comfortable with them.

Denture can be used for permanent replacement of missing teeth.

Denture can also be used as temporary replacement of missing teeth when you are waiting for wound healing or during stages of some advanced construction of oral rehabilitation such as dental implant treatment.