People wear dentures, plastic or metal, to replace lost or missing teeth so they can enjoy a healthy diet and smile with confidence. The first is with a removable false tooth (or teeth) - called a partial denture. If you notice a build-up of stains or scale, have your denture cleaned by your dental team. Partial dentures are removable, and you should take them out before bed and clean them thoroughly before you go to sleep. Remember that it is as important to care for your remaining teeth as it is to replace the missing ones. Anterior or Labial Bridge