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Stabilization of existing full lower dentures by means of mini-dental implants (MDI). To test whether 4 mini-implants placed at the front of the lower jaw can stabilize an immediately-modified existing lower denture.
To test whether the percentage of case successes of these lower dentures supported by 4 MDIs is equal to or greater than 95% at 1 year. Success is defined as a denture supported by implants that is functioning in the way it was intended.
Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:10:41-0400
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Multicenter study evaluating ANKYLOS C/X 6.6 mm short implants in the edentulous maxilla.
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The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
The use of a treatment material (tissue conditioner) to re-establish tone and health to irritated oral soft tissue, usually applied to the edentulous alveolar ridge.
Procedure of producing an imprint or negative likeness of the teeth and/or edentulous areas. Impressions are made in plastic material which becomes hardened or set while in contact with the tissue. They are later filled with plaster of Paris or artificial stone to produce a facsimile of the oral structures present. Impressions may be made of a full complement of teeth, of areas where some teeth have been removed, or in a mouth from which all teeth have been extracted. (Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....