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noun, plural: dentures
(1) Artificial teeth to replace one or the entire set of lost teeth
(2) A set of teeth, which may also refer, although now rarely, to natural teeth
Dentures to replace lost tooth or teeth may be:

  • partial denture
  • full denture

Word origin: French dent (tooth)

  • dental plate
  • false teeth

Related term(s):

  • Design denture
  • Removable partial denture
  • Implant denture
  • Treatment denture
  • Denture base
  • Provisional denture
  • Bar joint denture
  • Wax model denture

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