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Released: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Expires: Saturday, April 30, 2022

Prosthodontic Solutions for Edentulism

By Thomas M. Bilski, DDS

Commercial Supporter: GlaxoSmithKline

Edentulism is more common today than many oral practitioners may realize. This article will review and update restoration and maintenance of natural dentition, examine the health of the edentulous population, and focus on the prosthetic treatment model.


  • Discuss the functional and esthetic needs of the edentulous patient as well as maintenance of prostheses.

  • Describe the prosthodontic solutions available for the edentulous population. 

  • Describe the evaluation of the overall success of treatment and restoration.

About the Author

Thomas M. Bilski, DDS
Private Practice
Independence, Ohio

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