Bite force and oral function in complete denture wearers.

  title={Bite force and oral function in complete denture wearers.},
  author={T Haraldson and Ulf Lennart Karlsson and Gunnar E. Carlsson},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  volume={6 1},
Oral function was evaluated in complete denture wearers by using a questionnaire, clinical examination and bite force measurements. Ten patients with satisifactory and ten with unsatisfactory dentures were studied and six of the latter patients were reexamined 1 year after the insertion of new dentures. The bite force values were compared with those obtained in ten dentate controls. No significant differences in bite force were found between the satisfactory and unsatisfactory denture groups… CONTINUE READING