Dentures are one alternative to replace missing teeth. They are a prosthetic device that are usually removable, but can also be bonded or clasps onto teeth or dental implants.

Types of dentures

Full dentures – This type of denture replaces all the natural teeth. They rest on the gums of either the upper or lower jaw, or both.

Partial dentures – This type of denture is used when only some of the teeth need to be replaced. It replaces missing teeth and are usually retained by clasps around your existing teeth.

Implant retained dentures – This are popular choice to conventional dentures.

These dentures may be either tooth supported or tooth and tissue supported.