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What is Edentulism?

What is Edentulism?

Loss of all natural teeth. Teeth help to maintain the structural proportions of the face as well as helping with speech and eating ...more »

  • Edentulism: Without teeth.

Edentulism: Introduction

Types of Edentulism:

Broader types of Edentulism:

How many people get Edentulism?

Incidence (annual) of Edentulism: 11,429 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Incidence Rate of Edentulism: approx 1 in 400 or 0.25% or 681,706 people in USA [about data]

What causes Edentulism?

Causes of Edentulism: see causes of Edentulism

What are the symptoms of Edentulism?

Symptoms of Edentulism: see symptoms of Edentulism

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Edentulism: Dentist, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Edentulism.
Treatments for Edentulism: see treatments for Edentulism

Organs Affected by Edentulism:

Organs and body systems related to Edentulism include:

Name and Aliases of Edentulism

Main name of condition: Edentulism

Class of Condition for Edentulism: dental

Edentulism: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Edentulism:

  • Alveolar rigde
  • Toothless
  • Maximum intercuspation
  • Verticaldimension of occlusion

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