Missing Teeth

Missing Teeth

Loss of tooth or Teeth

  • The jaws without teeth are called “edentulous”
  • Partially edentulous- when a few teeth are missing from either upper or lower jaw
  • Completely edentulous - when all teeth are missing

Signs and Symptoms

  • Missing teeth
  • Inability to chew
  • Difficulty in speech in case of missing front teeth
  • Unpleasant appearance and compromised smile

Causes

  • Neglected, long standing decay which progresses to broken tooth and complete loss of tooth
  • Untreated pyorrhoea, mobile teeth leading to complete loss of tooth /teeth
  • Trauma/ road traffic accidents which lead to loss of front teeth
  • Systemic diseases and bone disorders which weaken support and lead to tooth loss

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