an artificial replacement of one or several of the teeth (partial denture ), or all of the teeth (full denture ) of either or both jaws; dental prosthesis.
a set of teeth.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use denture in a sentence
There, human volunteers wore dentures containing pieces of real teeth.A shape-shifting robotic tooth-cleaner might one day brush for you | Kathryn Hulick | November 11, 2022 | Science News For Students
Imagine you’re a little kid at Sunday dinner with your whole family and your grandfather’s dentures fall out onto the table.
Lamb saw that his four upper front teeth were a neatly fitted denture.
The aid of the dentist is required to fit a denture which will at least restore the hard palate and alveolar margin.Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. | Alexander Miles
The tube is anchored to a denture, or by means of a silk thread to the cheek by sticking-plaster.Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. | Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for denture
Also called: dental plate, false teeth a partial or full set of artificial teeth
rare a set of natural teeth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012