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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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Lower rates of edentulism in 2010 relative to 2001 acted to increase GP dental care utilization among adults.
ORAL HEALTH IN AMERICA: A REPORT OF THE SURGEON GENERAL 66-67 (2000) (reporting that the rate of edentulism for those living at equal to or twice the federal poverty level is about half that of those living below that level (6.
This is primarily because dental implants offer an effective treatment for edentulism and because of the rising demand for cosmetic dentistry worldwide across all age groups.
According to the report, one of the main drivers of this market is the increasing aging population and the associated dental problems among this population such as root caries, periodontal disease, missing teeth, edentulism, poor quality of alveolar ridges, oral cancers, and rampant caries.
Those factors are state oral health plans, edentulism, community water fluoridation and dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Surveillance for dental caries, dental sealants, retention, edentulism, and enamel fluorosis United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002.
Risk Indicators of Edentulism, Partial Tooth Loss, and Prosthetic Status among Black and White Middle-Aged and Older Adults.
According to the report, one of the main drivers of this market is the increasing elderly population and the associated dental problems such as root caries, periodontal disease, missing teeth, edentulism, poor quality of alveolar ridges, various types of oral cancers, and caries.