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*  Edentulism
When there are no teeth present in the mouth, the natural vertical dimension of occlusion is lost and the mouth has a tendency ... Persons who have lost teeth are (either partially or completely) edentulous (edentate), whereas those who have not lost teeth ... With the loss of teeth, there is a decrease in this vertical dimension, as the mouth is allowed to overclose when there are no ... For example, a scientific study may include a partially edentulous group and a healthy dentate control group. Organisms that ...
*  Removable partial denture
Depending on where in the mouth teeth are missing, edentulous situations can be grouped under four different categories, as ... Edward Kennedy in his classification of partially edentulous arches. Class I (bilateral free ended partially edentulous) Class ... unilateral bounded partially edentulous) Class IV (bilateral bounded anterior partially edentulous) Kennedy Class I RPDs are ... Thus, Class II RPDs clasp onto teeth that are more towards the front of the mouth, as well as on teeth that are more towards ...
*  Ocepechelon
... unique long tubular bony snout ending in a rounded and forward directed mouth) and beaked whales (large size and elongated ... edentulous jaws). Below is a cladogram from the 2013 description of Ocepechelon by Bardet et al (2013). Numerous methods were ...
*  Oviraptoridae
Like their relatives the caenagnathids, the jaws were edentulous (with no teeth), having instead two small bony projections on ... the roof of the mouth. The classification of the oviraptorids has been controversial. Most studies divide oviraptorosaurs into ...
*  Bone grafting
The most common use of bone grafting is in the application of dental implants to restore the edentulous area of a missing tooth ... Dental implants require bones underneath them for support and proper integration into the mouth. As mentioned earlier bone ... People who have been edentulous (without teeth) for a prolonged period may not have enough bone left in the necessary locations ... or even from the iliac crest of the pelvis and inserted into the mouth underneath the new implant. In general, bone graft is ...
*  Dentures
Edentulous jaw ridges tend to resorb progressively over the years, especially the alveolar ridge of the lower jaw. Mucosa ... Dentures should not be worn continuously, but rather left out of the mouth during sleep. This is to give the tissues a chance ... This arrangement of teeth is tested in the mouth so that adjustments can be made to the occlusion. After the occlusion has been ... Problems with dentures may arise because patients are not used to having something in their mouth that is not food. The brain ...
*  Bad breath
Medication - often medications can cause xerostomia (dry mouth) which results in increased microbial growth in the mouth. In ... The plastic is actually porous, and the fitting surface is usually irregular, sculpted to fit the edentulous oral anatomy. ... Since the mouth is exposed to less oxygen[medical citation needed] and is inactive during the night, the odor is usually worse ... Other parts of the mouth may also contribute to the overall odor, but are not as common as the back of the tongue. These ...
*  Silverjaw minnow
These fish are edentulous, lacking teeth on their jaws; however, they do have pharyngeal teeth in their throat. Their eyes are ... Their four main feeding behaviors are searching, mouthing, jabbing, and digging. The amount of food available and the behaviors ... Their long snout which projects slightly past their subterminal mouth relates to their feeding behaviors as bottom dwelling ...
*  Variodens
The anterior tricuspid teeth of Variodens are narrower medially (toward the inside of the mouth) than they are laterally ( ... Unlike other trilophosaurs, Variodens did not have an edentulous, or toothless beak. Teeth are present throughout the jaw ... toward the outside of the mouth). Variodens also has distinctive bulbous-shaped penultimate teeth. The teeth of Variodens are ...
*  Dental impression
Once in the mouth, the material will harden and record the detail of the soft tissues. The impression can further be hardened ... Stock trays can be dentate or edentulous, and perforated (used with alginate) or non-perforated (allows the impression material ... Be loose enough around the dental arch to not touch the soft tissues of the mouth. Have a sturdy handle to allow the tray to be ... Agar is a true hydrophilic material, hence the teeth do not need to be dried before placing it into the mouth. It is a ...
*  Dentition
The number of teeth of each type is written as a dental formula for one side of the mouth, or quadrant, with the upper and ... it is always edentulous and supported a horny beak. Unlike modern lizards, dinosaur teeth grew individually in the sockets of ... The number of teeth in a mouth is twice that listed as there are two sides. In each set, incisors (I) are indicated first, ... Occlusion refers to the closing of the dinosaur's mouth, where the teeth from the upper and lower parts of the jaw meet. If the ...
*  Oral candidiasis
C. albicans is carried in the mouths of about 50% of the world's population as a normal component of the oral microbiota. This ... usually an upper denture in elderly edentulous individuals (with no natural teeth remaining). Some report that up to 65% of ... This refers to a group of rare syndromes characterized by chronic candidal lesions on the skin, in the mouth and on other ... Antifungal medication can also be applied to the fitting surface of the denture before it is put back in the mouth. Other ...
*  Angular cheilitis
... mouth breathing resulting in a dry mouth, sun exposure, overclosure of the mouth, smoking, and minor trauma. Allergies may ... As such, angular cheilitis is more commonly seen in edentulous people (people without any teeth). It is by contrast uncommon in ... The mouth may act as a reservoir of Candida that reinfects the sores at the corners of the mouth and prevents the sores from ... This is due to relative macroglossia, an apparently large tongue in a small mouth, which may constantly stick out of the mouth ...
*  Crown (dentistry)
Once the preparation has been finalized the clinician will take an impression which is basically a mold of the patient's mouth ... An example of this occurs when a patient would like to restore an edentulous area between healthy adjacent teeth. Before ... As crowns are fabricated indirectly (outside of the mouth) free of the encumbrances of saliva, blood, and tight quarters, they ... This mold exactly replicates the patient's mouth. The dental technician now has the information required to model a wax pattern ...
*  Soft diet
A mechanical soft diet or edentulous diet is a diet that involves only foods that are physically soft, with the goal of ... mouth or gastrointestinal tract, and pain from recently adjusted dental braces. A mechanical soft diet can include many or most ...
*  Epidemiology of periodontal diseases
A full-mouth examination remains the best method of accurately assessing the prevalence and severity of periodontal disease in ... There were 440 subjects, 8 of which were edentulous at baseline and 31 who lost all remaining teeth during the study period. Of ... Their mouths were coded according to the recommendations of the CPITN (Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs). Among ... They had a full-mouth clinical examination of six sites per tooth and answered a structured written questionnaire. Seventy-nine ...
*  Aetiocetus
Compared to other edentulous, or toothless, mysticetes, the pattern of nutrient foramina is most similar to extant ... Modern mysticetes grow their baleen from this expanded palate and use the baleen to trap arthropods and fish in their mouths. ... or roof of the mouth, of the whale. The presence of baleen is inferred from the fossil record in the skull of Aetiocetus. ...
*  Alveoloplasty
This pre-prosthetic surgery prepares the mouth to receive a dental prosthesis. After tooth extraction, the residual crest ... alveoloplasty after post extraction and the alveoloplasty performed on edentulous ridges. A full thickness flap is usually ...
*  Vertical dimension of occlusion
In completely edentulous, with no teeth, as referred.) Maintaining centric position. Harper, RP; Misch, CE: Current Topics in ... An excessive VDO will appear as though the patient has something stuffed into their mouth, and the patient may not even be able ... A VDO is not only possessed by people who have teeth, however; for completely edentulous individuals who do not have any teeth ... In terms of phonetics, certain sounds are made by configuring the mouth in specific ways. The two sounds most commonly used to ...
*  Mandibular fracture
... difficulty opening the mouth). Outside the mouth, signs of swelling, bruising and deformity can all be seen. Condylar fractures ... When an edentulous mandible (no teeth) is less than 1 cm in height (as measured on panoramic radiograph or CT scan) addition ... which can be carried out via incisions within the mouth or incisions outside the mouth over the area of the condyle. Open ... The mouth is unique, in that the teeth are well secured to the bone ends but come through epithelium (mucosa). A leg or wrist, ...
*  Peripheral giant-cell granuloma
It appears only on the gingiva or on an edentulous (without teeth) alveolar ridge. It is more often found in the mandible ... Peripheral giant-cell granuloma (PGCG) is an oral pathologic condition that appears in the mouth as an overgrowth of tissue due ...
*  Denturist
... and both the clinical and laboratory procedures in which to treat edentulous and semi-edentulous patients. Denturists in Canada ... 3. Fabricate and insert dentures in the mouths of patients. 4. Perform any adjunctive services such as a repair to dentures, ... but clearly delineates and draws distinctions between adjustment and/or alteration to natural teeth/tissues of the mouth, and ... for that practitioner to place into a patient's mouth. According to the International Federation of Denturists, "University- ...
*  Macroglossia
In edentulous persons, a lack of teeth leaves more room for the tongue to expand into laterally, which can create problems with ... "if there is an impression of a tooth on the lingual border when the patients slightly open their mouths". Others have suggested ... sores at the corners of the mouth Crenated tongue - indentations on the lateral borders of the tongue caused by pressure from ... enlarged mandible Mouth breathing Orthodontic abnormalities - including diastema and tooth spacing A tongue that constantly ...
*  Bridge (dentistry)
When restoring an edentulous space with a fixed partial denture that will crown the teeth adjacent to the space and bridge the ... They are most often used in the front of the mouth and only if the abutment teeth are whole and sound (i.e., no crowns or major ... However, bridges can be fabricated directly in the mouth using such materials as composite resin. A bridge is fabricated by ... Tom Nolan (28 July 2010). Watch Your Mouth - an Owner's Manual. Lulu.com. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-4461-4360-5. Gopakumar & Boyle ( ...
*  Jianchangosaurus
The researchers observed, however, that at front of the upper jaw the premaxilla is edentulous and they hypothesized that it ... in which the surface of the tooth facing the outside of the mouth is convex. The teeth on the lower jaw possess the reversed ... When compared to the long edentulous region of Erlikosaurus andrewsi, that of Jianchangosaurus yixianensis is relatively short ...
*  Dental implant
The design of implants has to account for a lifetime of real-world use in a person's mouth. Regulators and the dental implant ... "Implant and Prosthodontic Survival Rates with Implant Fixed Complete Dental Prostheses in the Edentulous Mandible after at ... Implants will lose bone at a rate similar to natural teeth in the mouth (e.g. if someone suffers from periodontal disease, an ... He began working in the mouth as it was more accessible for continued observations and there was a high rate of missing teeth ...