Većeslav Bergman

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UNLABELLED Functional diversity and biopsychosocial state is a significant issue, which greatly influences elderly oral health and state of fixed and removable prostheses. OBJECTIVES The goal of the investigation was to evaluate the quality of fixed and removable prostheses in a group of elderly home residents in relation to the ADL index. METHODS The(More)
Number of the dentate subjects among the elderly is dramatically increasing, as is the elderly proportion in overall population. Such trends indicate more need for prosthodontic appliances in elderly. The aim of this investigation was to determine the distribution of various prosthodontic appliances in older age cohorts, subventioned by the Croatian(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper was to investigate the fatigue strength of a hydrothermal ceramic fused to Ag-Pd alloy. This study compared the values with those of other metal-ceramic systems previously reported by other authors. METHODS This investigation was performed on 48 specimens made of Ag-Pd alloy frames (45 x 12 x 4 mm) on which the(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate retention of composite fissure sealant polymerized with standard and soft-start technique after a three year clinical trial. One hundred teeth were divided into two groups (A&B) of teeth and sealed with composite material (Visioseal, 3M Espe) using split mouth design. Sealants were polymerized using standard (Group(More)
The degree of tooth loss and abrasion was the objective of the study on a group of 73 partially dentate elderly home residents, with particular interest in the type of missing and abraded tooth and the type of the interocclusal contacts according to the Eichner classification. The patients were examined by a dental mirror and a probe. The obtained data of(More)
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