Removable prosthodontics is anything that can be removed from the mouth. Dentures and partials fall under this category. Dentures are used when an individual has lost all of their teeth. Dentures are necessary in order to allow the patient to chew food, keep the mouth from having a collapse look, as well as maintaining the individuals self esteem. A partial is used when just a few teeth are lost and a majority of natural teeth are remaining. Partial help with chewing, keeping the remaining teeth from shifting in the mouth, as well as maintaining a person appearance of not having missing teeth.