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Loss of teeth. Coloured X-ray (side view) of the head of a 49 year old woman showing complete loss of teeth in both upper and lower jaws. Soft tissues outline the profile of her face, the tongue is visible in the mouth, while the skull is seen with vertebral column of the neck. A necklace is present around the neck. Teeth can be lost due to infections of the gums (gingivitis) or the teeth themselves (caries).
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