Implant retention and support for distal extension partial removable dental prostheses: satisfaction outcomes.

@article{Gonalves2014ImplantRA,
  title={Implant retention and support for distal extension partial removable dental prostheses: satisfaction outcomes.},
  author={Tha{\'i}s Marques Simek Vega Gonçalves and Camila Heitor Campos and Renata Matheus Cunha Rodrigues Garcia},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={334-9}
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The rotational movements of the distal extension denture base of partial removable dental prostheses frequently harm the prosthesis stability, leading to discomfort during function. PURPOSE This study evaluated the use of distal implants to retain and support partial removable dental prostheses and assessed the outcomes with respect to specific aspects of patient satisfaction. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twelve participants (mean age, 62.6 ± 7.8 years) received new… CONTINUE READING