edentulous

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edentulous

[ē′den·chə·ləs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having no teeth; especially, having lost teeth that were present.
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Pattern Of Partial Edentulism In Correlation To Age And Gender Among A Selected Saudi Population.
Dental implants have been a popular alternative for the treatment of partial or complete edentulism for several decades.
Intraoral examination reveals Kennedy Class I edentulism in maxillary arch and Class II Div2 in mandibular arch with deep undercut in retro-mylohyoid region (Figure 1).
In our time dental prosthetic-implant systems are widely used for treatment of partial and total edentulism.
Tooth-supported fixed dental prostheses (FDP) will remain the first choice treatment for restoring patients with partial edentulism.
The extreme manifestation of persistently poor oral health is edentulism or complete loss of teeth, a condition that was very prevalent in centuries past.
According to the 1998 Oral Health National Study ENSAB III, (1) the prevalence of edentulism in Colombia is 25% in both maxillae and 7% in the mandible only.
partial edentulism (missing teeth), especially in the front of the mouth
One of the indicators the investigators looked for is edentulism, or loss of all natural teeth in people ages 65 and older.