A dentures is an appliance which is worn to replace lost or missing teeth to enable you to enjoy a healthy diet and smile with confidence.
A complete or full denture is one that replaces all of the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaws providing you with support for cheeks and lips.
A partial denture fills in the spaces created by lost or missing teeth and is attached to your natural teeth with metal clasps or devices called precision attachments. A Fixed denture is one that is kept in place with Implants.
For general information on a condition and treatment? Visit the British Dental Health Foundation . The BDHF is an independent charity dedicated to raising public awareness about the benefits of improving oral health.
Want to find out about dental treatment? Want to know how to look after your teeth better? Visit the new BDA Smile web site.
Want to learn about dental anatomy, conditions, treatments and good oral health? Visit the BDA's cutting edge 3D Educational website.