A denture is a custom made prosthetic device that is used to replace missing or damaged teeth and can either be fixed or removable. If you have lost all or most of an entire arch of teeth from gum disease, tooth decay or trauma to the mouth, you will most likely have them replaced with a denture.
No one needs to go through life missing most or all of their teeth. If you have an entire row of teeth is missing, your face will eventually appear sunken in, adding years to your appearance. Replacing the missing teeth or arch of teeth will actually fill out the shape of your face, giving you a more balanced and normal appearance. Having a denture placed with allow you to smile, eat, and speak again with greater confidence and comfort.