Patient satisfaction with implant-supported mandibular overdentures. A comparison of three treatment strategies with ITI-dental implants.

@article{Wismeijer1997PatientSW,
  title={Patient satisfaction with implant-supported mandibular overdentures. A comparison of three treatment strategies with ITI-dental implants.},
  author={Daniel Wismeijer and Marinus A J van Waas and J. I. J. F. Vermeeren and Jan Mulder and Warner Kalk},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={263-7}
}
In a randomized, controlled clinical trial, 110 edentulous patients with atrophic mandibles were treated with International Team for Oral Implantology-dental implants using three different treatment strategies: a mandibular overdenture supported by two implants with ball attachments, two implants with an interconnecting bar, or four interconnected implants. The patients' opinions and their social functioning were evaluated by means of a questionnaire directly before and 16 months after… CONTINUE READING