Psychosocial effects of implant-retained overdentures.


The aim of this study was to compare implant-retained mandibular overdentures and two conventional treatments for their effects on functional ability (chewing, speaking, etc), patient satisfaction, and quality of life (psychosocial functioning). Assignment of 90 patients was executed by means of a balancing allocation computer program to ensure the… (More)


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@article{Bouma1997PsychosocialEO, title={Psychosocial effects of implant-retained overdentures.}, author={Jetske Bouma and Lucie Boerrigter and Rob P. van Oort and Eric L P van Sonderen and G Boering}, journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants}, year={1997}, volume={12 4}, pages={515-22} }