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edentulous

 [e-den´tu-lus]
without teeth.

e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs),
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphious, edentate
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentulous

/eden·tu·lous/ (-tu-lus) without teeth.

edentulous

(ē-dĕn′chə-ləs)
adj.
Having no teeth; toothless.

edentulous

[ēden′chələs]
lacking natural teeth.

edentulous

adjective Toothless; without teeth.

edentulous

adjective Toothless

e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs)
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): edentate.
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentulous

Toothless.

edentulous

without teeth.

e·den·tu·lous

(ē-den'tyū-lŭs)
Toothless, having lost the natural teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphious, edentate.
[L. edentulus, toothless]

edentulous (ēden´tūləs),

adj without teeth; lacking teeth.

edentulous

without teeth.
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Statistical comparisons were done between fully dentate and partially or completely edentulous respondents with regard to known vascular disease risk factors and oral hygiene behaviour (daily brushing/cleaning and preventive dental visits).
While the negative correlation, although significant, was small in men, the magnitude of the difference in mean BMD (between 5% and 9% at various sites) for edentulous men and men with all their teeth was at least as great as the effects observed for BMI.
Caption: Figure 6: Orthopantogram reveal only two conical-shaped teeth in upper anterior region and the lower jaw was completely edentulous
Hickey JC, Zarb GA, Bolender CL (1985) Bouchers Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous Patients.
So this study was conducted to be used for the future treatment planning and for the betterment of the edentulous patients.
Some studies have shown that the use of 3 implants in an edentulous mandible to support a fixed prosthesis is viable, and that the stresses generated during function are not sufficient to damage the osseointegration.
Nevertheless, dental implant therapy can be complicated by numerous local factors, namely the anatomy of the edentulous ridge.
Dried apricot could cause intestinal obstruction when swallowed especially in edentulous patients.
This concept is valid for all patients, including complete denture wearer, whose edentulous oral cavity must be kept clean in order to avoid infection4.
This survey also reported that 38 percent of the elderly population over the age of 65 admitted to not having sought dental care in over five years, and among edentulous elderly, the rate of nonuse is even higher.
Despite this interest a small number of papers has been published on the position of mental foramen in edentulous subjects (Soikkonen et al.