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e·den·tu·lous

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

[From Latin ēdentulus : ē-, ex-, ex- + dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in Indo-European roots.]

edentulous

(iːˈdɛntʃʊləs) or

edentulate

adj
(Dentistry) having no teeth

e•den•tu•lous

(iˈdɛn tʃə ləs)

adj.
lacking teeth; toothless.
[1775–85; < Latin ēdentulus=ē- e- + dent-, s. of dēns tooth + -ulus -ulous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.edentulous - having lost teeth
toothless - lacking teeth; "most birds are toothless"; "a toothless old crone"
Translations

e·den·tu·lous

n. desdentado, sin dientes.
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Zest Dental Solutions provides design, development, manufacturing and distribution of diversified dental solutions for a continuum of patient care from the preservation of natural teeth to the treatment of total edentulism.
Cases also excluded were those showing evidence of pathologies affecting visibility in the study zone, teeth with incomplete or abnormal development, impacted or clearly malpositioned teeth, partial edentulism in the canine, premolar and/or molar region (to the 2nd molar forward) and evidence of orthognathic surgery, orthodontics or trauma.
Association between edentulism and angina pectoris in Mexican adults 35 years of age and older: A multivariate analysis of a population-based survey.
Edentulism induce changes in the SS, especially in the maxillomandibular relationship and in the shape of bone structures that cause a neuromuscular imbalance, hindering the correct performance of stomatognathic functions, and also likely to interfere in the adaptation of the dental prosthesis (3).
The objective of this study was to establish a relationship between the frequency of tooth loss and partial edentulism (according to Kennedy's classifications) among different age groups for both genders seen at RAK College of Dental Sciences (RAKCODS).
7) and edentulism among adults was very high (72% of the urban population aged between 50 and 59 years had already extracted all teeth from at least one jaw), which earned Brazil the nickname o pais dos banguelas (country of the toothless).
With the rapid improvement in oral health and the reduction of edentulism in many countries, increasing numbers of people are retaining more teeth later in life (Carlsson GE and Omar R, 2006).
Poor oral health results in pain, poor nutrition through an inability to chew and eat, low self-esteem, poor speech, early edentulism, lower quality of life, infection in other parts of the body, and can have an effect on other chronic diseases.
Preventive prosthodontics aims at avoiding complete edentulism.
The prevalence of edentulism in the group of patients with pSS was 31.
Some authors (23, 35) observed higher prevalence of septa in partially edentulous maxilla than in totally edentulous ones and reported no statistically significant differences between the different types of edentulism.