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com·plete den·ture

a dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture

full denture

Etymology: AS, fol + L, dens, tooth
a removable dental prosthesis that replaces all of the natural teeth in the maxillary or mandibular dental arch. The denture is usually made of methyl methacrylate along with synthetic artificial teeth, and is completely supported by the mouth tissues. Also called complete denture.

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.
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Oregon was the first state to license denturists to install lower and upper full dentures in 1980, but the law did not allow them to work on partial dentures.
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