Tooth loss: missing tooth replacement options.

Osadolor OO1*
1Department of Child Dental Health, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-ozalla, Enugu State, Nigeria.
*Correspondence: Dr. Osadolor OO; +234 705 902 1875;

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Keywords: Tooth loss, Missing tooth, Replacement options, Tooth.

Cite this article: Osadolor OO. Tooth loss: missing tooth replacement options. Yen Med J. 2021;3(1):1–2.


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