Patient ratings of chewing ability from a randomised crossover trial: lingualised vs. first premolar/canine-guided occlusion for complete dentures.

@article{Heydecke2007PatientRO,
  title={Patient ratings of chewing ability from a randomised crossover trial: lingualised vs. first premolar/canine-guided occlusion for complete dentures.},
  author={Guido Heydecke and Ahmed Shadi Akkad and Martin Wolkewitz and Michael Vogeler and Jens Christoph T{\"u}rp and Joerg Rudolf Strub},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={77-86}
}
BACKGROUND Complex procedures involving a facebow transfer and the use of lingualised teeth are deemed to have a positive influence on the chewing ability with complete dentures. OBJECTIVES To determine if patients' ratings of their ability to chew depend on the method of complete denture fabrication. METHODS Edentulous patients (n = 20) participated in a within-subject crossover trial. Each patient received two sets of new complete dentures. One pair was manufactured based on intraoral… CONTINUE READING

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