A removable plate or frame holding one or more artificial teeth.
- All teeth can be replaced with removable partial or complete dentures.
- There are some advantages to retaining selected teeth under dentures instead of having them extracted.
- Like natural teeth, dentures must be kept as clean as possible.
Late 19th century: from French, from dent 'tooth', from Latin dens, dent-.
Words that rhyme with denturemisadventure, peradventure
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