It is treatment of replacing missing teeth or all teeth. There are different types of dentures as follows:
Full Denture- When all teeth are to be replaced
Partial Denture- When a group of teeth are to be replaced
Removable Denture- Can be removed by patients at will, as and when required, (Easy for cleaning and maintenance).
Fixed Denture- Cannot be removed by patients and are fixed. They are sometimes fixed with adjacent firm teeth or sometimes with the help of implants.
Main aim of any of these treatments is to restore chewing efficiency to normal with the help of new teeth. Also normal form and function of oral structures are restored to normal.