The development of a method for functional assessment of dentures.

  title={The development of a method for functional assessment of dentures.},
  author={Patricia Corrigan and Robin M Basker and Amanda J Farrin and Graham Peter Mulley and Marcus R. A. Heath},
  volume={19 1},
AIMS To design and validate a method of assessing complete dentures from a functional standpoint. SUBJECTS A random sample of 40 complete denture wearers took part in the study. SETTING A university clinical department of prosthetic dentistry. INTERVENTION We undertook a pilot study to refine the protocol and criteria. All participants and their dentures were examined by two authors independently, with no prior knowledge of the patients' complaints. DESIGN We defined nine clinical… CONTINUE READING


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