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Edentulism: Consequences

Bone Grafting Procedure




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

Reduced chewing function
Moderate to severe bone loss
Poor fitting dentures
Sore spots
Digestive & nutritional problems
Moderate to severe weight loss


Pre-mature aging
Less enjoyment of foods
Lowered self-confidence
Socially inhibited
Seldom laugh
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:

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