Factors related to prosthetic restoration in patients with shortened dental arches: a multicentre study.

The aim of this study was to identify the factors related to prosthetic restoration in patients with shortened dental arches (SDA). SDA patients with 2-12 missing occlusal units were consecutively enrolled from seven university-based dental hospitals in Japan. Of the 145 subjects (mean age; 63·4 years), 41% chose no treatment and 59% sought to replace their… CONTINUE READING