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The Use of Mandibular Implant-retained Overdentures Improve Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Life

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Mark Thomason


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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Impact of implant support for mandibular dentures on satisfaction, oral and general health-related quality of life: a meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials. Emami E, Heydecke G, Rompre PH, de Grandmont P, Feine JS. Clin Oral Implants Res 2009;20(6):533-44. Reviewer: J. Mark Thomason, BDS, PhD, FDS, RCS(Ed). Purpose/Question: Do edentulous individuals who are provided with mandibular conventional or implant-retained overdentures rate their general satisfaction, oral or general health-related quality of life differently? Source of Funding: The authors reported that no external funding sources directly supported this study. Type of Study/Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis of data. Level of Evidence: Level 1: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence. Strength of Recommendation Grade: Grade A: Consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence. © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Thomason J

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice

Year: 2010

Volume: 10

Issue: 1

Pages: 61-63

Print publication date: 15/03/2010

ISSN (print): 1532-3382

ISSN (electronic): 1532-3390

Publisher: Mosby, Inc.


DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2009.11.022


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