What is Edentulism?
An edentulous patient is a patient who is missing all of their teeth.
There are several clinical and psychological consequences for patients that do not have any teeth:
|CLINICAL Consequences||PSYCHOLOGICAL Consequences|
|Reduced chewing function||Pre-mature aging|
|Moderate to severe bone loss||Less enjoyment of foods|
|Poor fitting dentures||Lowered self-confidence|
|Sore spots||Socially inhibited|
|Digestive & nutritional problems||Seldom laugh|
|Moderate to severe weight loss||Poor self-image|
Edentulism: What Options Are Available?
Taking the step toward replacing missing teeth is a big decision. With the latest dental implant technology available today, there has never been a better time for edentulous patients to replace their missing teeth.
During your initial consultation and oral examination, Dr. Neshat will thoroughly explain all of the treatment options available for your particular case. To give you an idea of some of the options that may be available to you, please click on the following links: