Examination of the Edentulous Patient

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Term: 2012
Published: October 25, 2012
Revised: June 9, 2015

This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in dentistry. This module explores basic guidelines in dentistry for examining an edentulous patient.
This module has been internally reviewed by a cross-disciplinary committee within University of Ghana prior to releasing as an Open Educational Resource.
Authors: Prof. E. A. Nyarko, Dr. Sandra Hewlett, Dr. Merley Newman-Nartey, Prof. Josephine Sackeyfio, Prof. Grace Parkins, Prof. Richard M. K. Adanu, Mr. Chris Andrew Yebuah.
Institution: University of Ghana

Learning Objectives

After completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Identify the steps to be carried out in the examination of an edentulous patient.
  • Perform a complete dental examination of an edentulous patient.
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