Complete denture masticatory efficiency: a literature review.


The restoration of masticatory function and esthetics is an important aim in dentistry mainly when patients present with extensive tooth loss. The aim of mastication is to reduce food size to produce a homogeneous bolus appropriate to be swallowed. For edentulous patients, chewing efficiency is reduced because dental arches are replaced by artificial teeth… (More)


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@article{Goiato2008CompleteDM, title={Complete denture masticatory efficiency: a literature review.}, author={Marcelo Coelho Goiato and Paula Ribeiro and Al{\'i}cio Rosalino Garcia and Daniela Micheline dos Santos}, journal={Journal of the California Dental Association}, year={2008}, volume={36 9}, pages={683-6} }