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About the Procedure

Dentures are removable prosthetic appliances used to replace missing teeth on either the upper (maxillary) or lower (mandibular) arch. Conventional dentures are removable and are retained by suction. Other designs include retention by clasps or attachments to natural teeth, or by implants.

About the Division of Dentistry

The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Dentistry is a hospital-based group practice containing multiple dental specialists under one roof. Like traditional dental practices, we are open to the public and provide all aspects of preventive, therapeutic and restorative dental care.