Prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction with resilient liner and clip attachments for bar- and implant-retained mandibular overdentures: a 3-year randomized clinical study.

@article{Elsyad2012ProstheticAA,
  title={Prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction with resilient liner and clip attachments for bar- and implant-retained mandibular overdentures: a 3-year randomized clinical study.},
  author={Moustafa Abdou Elsyad},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={148-56}
}
PURPOSE This report aimed to compare prosthetic aspects and patient satisfaction during a 3-year randomized clinical trial of bar- and implant-retained mandibular overdentures attached with either resilient liners or clips. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty edentulous male patients (mean age: 62.5 years) received two implants in the anterior mandible after being allocated into two equal groups (according to attachment type received) using balanced randomization. After 3 months, implants were… CONTINUE READING

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