edentulism


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edentulism

 [e-den´tu-liz-em]
the condition of being without teeth.

edentulism

[eden′tulizem]
the condition of being without natural teeth.

e·den·tul·ism

(ē-dentyū-lizm)
State of being partially or completely without teeth.
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Caption: Figure 1: Intraoral examination reveals Kennedy Class I edentulism in maxillary arch.
There was no statistically significant correlation between hygiene and wearing routine and the variables of gender, age, income, education, type of denture and time of edentulism.
Since the present study did not include the patients' medical records, it did not take into account many factors that can contribute to residual ridges remodeling, such as tooth extractions, surgical procedures such as osteotomies for this purpose, trauma during teeth dislocation that may have caused fractures in alveolar walls, periodontal status and root canal treatment due to lesions that affect the bone prior to teeth loss, time of edentulism, or type and time of prosthetic rehabilitation.
The high rate of edentulism among older people with relatively high incomes might be due partly to a lack of emphasis on preserving teeth that was common in some areas of the country in the mid-1900s.
Edentulism risk indicators among Mexican elders 60 year-old and older.
It is well known that total or partial edentulism is a good indicator of the oral health of population.
Risk indicators of edentulism, partial tooth loss and prosthetic status among black and white middle-aged and older adults.
The use of dental implants in the partial and complete edentulism has become the primary treatment regimen in the modern dentistry [9].
For instance, edentulism has declined by 10 percent in each of the past three decades.
Type 1 DM mellitus and oral health; assessment of tooth loss and edentulism.
For patients with complete edentulism, it can lead to poorly fitting dentures.