Dentures, also known as false teeth, replace lost or missing teeth. They are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable, however there are many different denture designs, some which rely on bonding or clasping onto teeth or dental implants. Dentures are made of either acrylic (plastic) or metal by a dental technician in a dental laboratory. Your dentist will take time to explain the different types of dentures that are suitable for you, enabling you to make an informed decision when deciding which type to choose.