A C van de Poel

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The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the reliability and validity of a complaints questionnaire, designed to measure different aspects of denture satisfaction. Two groups of patients with full maxillary and mandibular dentures participated in the study. The patients in Group 1 (n = 113) were on a waiting list for new dentures, patients in Group 2(More)
Artificial periapical lesions were created in a mounted dried human mandible. These lesions were radiographed by means of a reproducible projection technique. A penetrometer was projected on the same radiographs as the dental and bony structures. The developing process was standardized. The radiographs were evaluated by means of densitometric analysis. The(More)
The aim of this investigation was to explore the relative importance of psychologic variables in explaining the degree of denture satisfaction in full denture patients. A group of 125 patients who were on a waiting list to have new dentures constructed participated in this study. The patients completed the Dutch version of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist, the(More)
The aim of this study was to measure the relative importance of a number of psychologic and social variables in explaining the severity of signs of functional disturbances of the stomatognathic system. A group of 261 non care seeking patients with respect to pain and dysfunction of the stomatognathic system were examined. The total sample consisted of two(More)
In this investigation an anxiety scale was constructed to measure dental anxiety in full denture patients. Furthermore, the relationship of this anxiety scale with denture history, denture satisfaction, and personality traits was investigated. A group of 125 patients who were on a waiting list to have new dentures constructed participated in this study. The(More)