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Tooth loss and oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundIt is increasingly recognized that the impact of disease on quality of life should be taken into account when assessing health status. It is likely that tooth loss, in most cases being aExpand
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Biting and Chewing in Overdentures, Full Dentures, and Natural Dentitions
It has been suggested that the provision of dental implants can improve the oral function of subjects with severely resorbed mandibles, possibly restoring function to the level experienced byExpand
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A 6-year follow-up study of oral function in shortened dental arches. Part II: Craniomandibular dysfunction and oral comfort.
In this clinical 6-year follow-up study subjects with shortened dental arches (SDA, n = 55), characterized by the absence of molar support, are compared with subjects with complete dental archesExpand
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Decayed/missing/filled teeth and shortened dental arches in Tanzanian adults.
PURPOSE This study assessed decayed/missing/filled teeth (DMFT), presence of occlusal units, and prevalence of shortened dental arches in a Tanzanian adult population. MATERIALS AND METHODS TheExpand
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The shortened dental arch concept and its implications for oral health care.
The minimum number of teeth needed to satisfy functional demands has been the subject of several studies. However, since functional demands--and consequently the number of teeth needed--can vary fromExpand
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Occlusal Stability in Shortened Dental Arches
Shortened dental arches consisting of anterior and premolar teeth have been shown to meet oral functional demands. However, the occlusal stability may be at risk as a result of tooth migration. TheExpand
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A 6-year follow-up study of oral function in shortened dental arches. Part I: Occlusal stability.
In this clinical 6-year follow-up study subjects with shortened dental arches (SDA, n = 55), characterized by the absence of molar support, are compared with subjects with complete dental archesExpand
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Signs and symptoms associated with TMD in adults with shortened dental arches.
PURPOSE This study investigated the prevalence of signs and symptoms associated with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in adults with shortened dental arches in Tanzania. MATERIALS AND METHODS TheExpand
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The role of the shortened dental arch concept in the management of reduced dentitions
Current research indicates that a more biological approach to dental care is required to cope with current trends in adult health and to make more efficient use of ever dwindling public financialExpand
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Oral health status of adults in Southern Vietnam - a cross-sectional epidemiological study
BackgroundBefore strategies or protocols for oral health care can be advised at population level, epidemiological information on tooth decay patterns and its effects on oral function areExpand
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