Tooth loss, the wearing of dentures and the demand for dental care in the south‐east of South Australia

D. M. Roder, B. Selge

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Abstract— A survey of more than 1,000 residents was undertaken. Of those aged 16 years and older, 31.4 per cent were edentulous and 83 per cent of these had full upper and lower dentures and 15 per cent had none; only 1.3 per cent were edentulous in the lower jaw and 12.6 per cent were edentulous in the upper jaw. Reasons for attending and receiving treatment were classified. 1974 Australian Dental Association

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-407
Number of pages9
JournalAustralian Dental Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished or Issued - Dec 1974
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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