Denture is more commonly known as dental prosthesis. Other terminologies for denture are: dental plate, false teeth, artificial teeth and gnashers. It replaces all or some teeth. It can be:
1. Removable Denture
2. Fixed Denture
Removable Denture can be removed and replaced at will by the patient. While Fixed Denture can not be removed nor replaced by the patient.
Dentures can also be classified as:
1. Partial Denture
2. Complete Denture
Complete dentue replaces all of the missing natural dentition and associated structure of the upper or lower denture. Partial Denture replaces some teeth in a partially dentate arch.