Patient satisfaction and masticatory efficiency of single implant-retained mandibular overdentures using the stud and magnetic attachments.

@article{Cheng2012PatientSA,
  title={Patient satisfaction and masticatory efficiency of single implant-retained mandibular overdentures using the stud and magnetic attachments.},
  author={Tao Cheng and Guifeng Sun and Jingyu Huo and Xiaoji He and Yi-ning Wang and Yan-fang Ren},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 11},
  pages={1018-23}
}
OBJECTIVES To study patient satisfaction and masticatory efficiency of single implant-retained mandibular overdentures using the stud and magnetic attachments in a randomized clinical trial with a crossover design. METHODS Patients received a single implant placed in the midline of the mandible and either a stud (Locator) or a magnetic (Magfit) attachment, assigned at random. Patient satisfaction, including patient comfort, speech, chewing ability and retention, and masticatory efficiency… CONTINUE READING