Partial edentulism and its restoration in the Indian context

  • Chandrasekharan K Nair Professor Emeritus, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram; Former Professor, AECS Maaruti Dental College, Bangalore
  • Murukan P A Former Professor, Dept. of Prosthodontics, MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala ‘Crowns’ TC 28/1832, Behind Indian Overseas Bank, Thakaraparambu, Fort, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 023


A large population of India suffers from edentulism. Very few studies have been published that details the exact gravity of edentulism in India. From the published data it can be observed that there is a prevalence of edentulism that ranges from 70% to 90% amongst the adult population.

How to Cite
NAIR, Chandrasekharan K; P A, Murukan. Partial edentulism and its restoration in the Indian context. Trends in Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 10-11, apr. 2020. ISSN 0975-9298. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 31 july 2021.