prosthetic device constructed to replace a full set of missing teeth

Dentures (also known as false teeth) are meant to solve dental problems of humans. They should not be worn overnight.[1] Famous people who wore them for years include George Washington.[2] The history goes back as early as 7th century BC.[3]

False teeth for the upper jaw


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  2. Lloyd, John; Mitchinson, John (2006). The Book of General Ignorance. New York: Harmony Books. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-307-39491-0. Retrieved July 3, 2011.
  3. Donaldson, J. A. (1980). "The use of gold in dentistry" (PDF). Gold Bulletin. 13 (3): 117–124. doi:10.1007/BF03216551.