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Association Between Tobacco Smoking, Dental Status and Self-perceived Oral Health in Elderly Adults in Colombia.

J Cross Cult Gerontol 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Antioquia, Calle 70 # 52-21, Medellín, Colombia.

Tobacco smoking is responsible for several health problems, including mouth diseases. The aim of the present study was to establish the association between smoking and dental status and self-perceived oral health in a large group of elderly Colombian adults. Analysis of 18,937 survey records of participants aged ≥ 60 years old was conducted. Read More

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Trueness and fitting accuracy of maxillary 3D printed complete dentures.

J Prosthodont Res 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama.

Purpose: The trueness and fitting accuracy of complete dentures (CDs) manufactured digitally from wax dentures have not been investigated yet. This study evaluated the trueness and fitting accuracy of maxillary CDs man ufactured using computer-aided design technology.

Methods: CD bases were manufactured from fully edentulous maxillary casts using a milling machine and three three-dimensional (3D) printers (two stereolithography apparatus (SLA) and one digital light processing (DLP)). Read More

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Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Missing Teeth and Loss of Vertical Dimension Using Telescopic Overdentures.

Contemp Clin Dent 2021 Jan-Mar;12(1):67-72. Epub 2021 Mar 20.

Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Overdentures are one of the most sought-after treatment options for patients with few remaining natural teeth. They are desired as they tend to preserve the natural teeth and its intact periodontium. This helps in reducing the residual ridge resorption and preserve proprioception. Read More

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Patient satisfaction and survival of maxillary overdentures supported by four or six splinted implants: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

BMC Oral Health 2021 May 8;21(1):247. Epub 2021 May 8.

Periodontal Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Background: Implant-supported overdentures offer enhanced mechanical properties, which lead to better patient satisfaction and survival rates than conventional dentures. However, it is unclear whether these satisfaction levels and survival rates depend on the number of implants supporting the overdenture. Therefore, this systematic review aimed to compare maxillary overdentures supported by four or six splinted implants in terms of patient satisfaction, implant survival, overdenture survival, and prosthodontic complications. Read More

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Assessment of Outcomes of Immediately Loaded Dental Implants in Orofacial Cleft Patients: Protocol for a Single-Arm Clinical Trial.

JMIR Res Protoc 2021 May 5;10(5):e25244. Epub 2021 May 5.

GSR Institute of Craniomaxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, Hyderabad, India.

Background: Orofacial cleft, one of the most common congenital deformities, presents with a plethora of defects, subjecting the patient to a multitude of treatments from a young age. Among the oral hard tissue problems, absence of a maxillary permanent tooth in the cleft region either due to congenital absence or extraction due to compromised prognosis is a common finding. Conventionally, the missing tooth is replaced using a removable or fixed partial denture; however, the treatment modality does not satisfactorily meet patient expectations. Read More

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Implant-Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report.

J Oral Implantol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry Prosthodontics Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics TURKEY Erzurum Yakutiye 25240 Atatürk University Faculty of Dentistry.

Patients who have undergone maxillary resection procedures are rehabilitated with dental obturators or microvascular reconstruction. This case report describes implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient who underwent maxillary resection due to squamous cell carcinoma. After maxillectomy surgery, the patient was rehabilitated using a surgical obturator for one week followed by an interim obturator until the surgical field was completely healed. Read More

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One-year performance of posterior narrow diameter implants in hyperglycemic and normo-glycemic patients-a pilot study.

Clin Oral Investig 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.

Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Alfred-Herrhausen Str. 45, 58455, Witten, Germany.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to compare the performance of narrow diameter implants in patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus type 2 (T2DM) and normo-glycemic individuals during the first 12 months after implant loading.

Material And Methods: In 16 T2DM patients with HbA1C > 6.5% (test group) and 16 normo-glycemic patients (HbA1C < 6. Read More

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Comparison of cooling methods on denture base adaptation of rapid heat-cured acrylic using a three-dimensional superimposition technique.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021 Apr-Jun;21(2):198-203

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Aim: To investigate the effect of different cooling methods on denture base adaptation of rapid heat-cured acrylic resin using 3D superimposition technique.

Setting And Design: In vitro - Comparative study.

Materials And Methods: Denture base adaptation of two different rapid heat-cured polymethyl methacrylate acrylic resins using five different cooling methods were compared. Read More

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Measurements of surface scale changes in different denture base materials by stereophotogrammetric technique.

J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects 2021 13;15(1):1-6. Epub 2021 Feb 13.

Department of Dental Prostheses Technology, Health Services Vocational High School, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

This study aimed to evaluate the surface scale changes in the denture base material using different polymerization techniques, such as heat-cure/pressure polymerization system and injection molding technique with the stereophotogrammetric technique. The function of a complete denture is related to the adaptation of its base to the supporting areas. Proper adaptation of the base depends on the stability and retention of dentures. Read More

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February 2021

New Rehabilitation Concept for Maxillary Edentulism: A Clinical Retrospective Study of Implant Crown Retained Removable Partial Dentures.

J Clin Med 2021 Apr 19;10(8). Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of Mathematics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, Korea.

There have been no studies of implant-crown-retained removable partial dentures (IC-RPD) for the treatment of maxillary edentulism. The purpose of this study was to perform clinical and radiographic evaluations of implants in IC-RPD compared to implant overdentures (IOD) in maxillary edentulous patients. Twenty IC-RPDs with 74 splinted implant crowns and 18 IODs with 71 implants retained with magnet attachments were observed in 38 patients. Read More

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Marginal Bone Loss of Dental Implants in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Poorly Controlled HbA1c Values: A Long-Term Retrospective Study.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2021 Mar-Apr;36(2):355-360

Purpose: The objective of this study was to report implant survival rates, marginal bone loss, and the impact of prosthesis type among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DMT2), with high hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) values.

Materials And Methods: This retrospective study utilized patient medical records from an oral surgeon's office. Patients who had moderately or poorly controlled DMT2 with HbA1c values up to 10% were reviewed. Read More

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Influence of Implant Distribution and Palatal Coverage on the Strain of Splinted Implant and Overdenture in Maxillary Implant Overdentures.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2021 Mar-Apr;36(2):281-288

Purpose: Implant overdentures with splinted attachments have been used in clinical practice, and the effect of splinting on implants has been reported frequently. However, the effect of implant configuration of more than four implants and covering the palate with an overdenture has not been sufficiently examined. The purpose of this study was to reveal the effects of implant configuration and palatal coverage on both implant and denture strain in maxillary implant overdentures using splinted implants. Read More

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Accuracy of 3D Printing Compared with Milling - a Multi-Center Analysis of Try-In Dentures.

J Dent 2021 Apr 24:103681. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Heidelberg University Hospital, Department of Prosthodontics, Heidelberg, Germany.

Objectives: In recent years, computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) has been used to produce removable complete dentures. Most workflows include fabrication of milled or 3D-printed try-in prostheses. 3D-printing accuracy is affected by laboratory-specific and operator-dependent factors. Read More

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Influence of mandibular distal extension implant-supported removable partial dentures on the force exerted on maxillary anterior teeth.

J Prosthodont Res 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Oral Rehabilitation, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka.

Purpose: This study aimed to determine the influence of mandibular free-end partial edentulism and use of conventional or implant-supported removable dental prostheses in the partially edentulous area on the load exerted on the maxillary anterior teeth.

Methods: A jaw model with mandibular free-end missing teeth was used, and a distal extension, removable partial dental prosthesis was fabricated to replace the missing posterior teeth. Four experimental conditions were set up: 1) without prosthesis, 2) with a conventional removable partial dental prosthesis, 3) with an implant-supported removable partial dental prosthesis, and 4) with a complete dental arch. Read More

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A Novel Functional Swallow Method to Establish the Posterior Palatal Seal during the Maxillary Edentulous Final Impression: A Case Report.

J Contemp Dent Pract 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1404-1407. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Aim And Objective: To propose an alternate, r eliable, and easy-to-use functional swallow method for establishing the posterior palatal seal.

Background: Accurate r egistration of the posterior palatal seal is crucial to the success of the maxillary complete denture. The conventionally used functional "Ah" technique may not be r eliable at times to record the posterior palatal seal, hence compromising the retention of the maxillary complete denture. Read More

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December 2020

Evaluation of the Adaptation of Complete Dentures Fabricated Using Intraoral Scanning and Conventional Techniques.

J Contemp Dent Pract 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1384-1388. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Research Center, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon.

Aim And Objective: This study aimed to digitally analyze the 3-dimensional variations existing between conventional impressions and intraoral scans made in edentulous maxillae.

Materials And Methods: Ten ( = 10) edentulous maxillae of patients seeking a maxillary complete denture were scanned using an intraoral scanner. The same participants were subject to the conventional impression procedure for the fabrication of maxillary complete dentures. Read More

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December 2020

Cone-beam Computed Tomographic Evaluation of the Anatomical Changes of Temporomandibular Joint Use of Pre-post Dentures: A Time-control Study.

J Contemp Dent Pract 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1354-1360. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Department of Prosthodontics Crown and Bridges and Implantology, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Aim And Objective: The growth of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) gets affected by multiple factors like aging, occlusion state, and by the movement of the jaw while masticating and swallowing. Radiographic imaging is often utilized as a vital diagnostic adjunct in the evaluation of certain examinations of the TMJ.

Materials And Methods: In this study, 30 male participants with mean age 55 years, having edentulous maxillary and mandibular arches from the Outpatient Department of Prosthodontics, were randomly selected. Read More

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December 2020

Modified impression technique for extreme mouth-opening limitation caused by systemic scleroderma.

Quintessence Int 2021 Apr 21;0(0). Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Systemic scleroderma is a relatively rare, autoimmune, chronic, and debilitating disease, and its etiology is unknown. The disease is characterized by vasomotor disturbances causing skin and mucosa hardening, hand stiffness, excess production of collagen fibers, and impairment of the internal organs associated with the immune system. Extreme mouth-opening limitation is one of the symptoms in the oral cavity, and compromises dental intervention. Read More

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Pleomorphic sarcoma of maxillary sinus: Clinical report of a patient initially diagnosed with denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia.

J Prosthet Dent 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Assistant Professor, Oral Oncology Center, Department of Diagnosis and Surgery, São Paulo State University (UNESP), School of Dentistry, Araçatuba, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is a high-grade soft-tissue malignant tumor that is rare in the head and neck region. A 74-year-old woman displayed a large nodular lesion in the maxillary alveolar mucosa, which was initially identified as denture-related fibrous hyperplasia. Although her prosthodontist has adjusted the maxillary complete denture to relieve pressure on the lesion, it increased in size over time. Read More

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Speech in implant-supported and removable complete denture wearers: A systematic review.

J Prosthet Dent 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontology, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

Statement Of Problem: Prosthetic rehabilitation, especially with removable complete dentures (CDs), can contribute to speech problems, although the prevalence of the problem is unclear.

Purpose: The purpose of this systematic review was to examine the influence of implant-supported fixed complete dentures (FCDs), implant-supported overdentures, and removable CDs on speech articulation disorders in patients with at least 1 completely edentulous jaw.

Material And Methods: This study was prepared according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines and registered in the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (CRD42020182705). Read More

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Prosthetically-Driven Full-Mouth Implant-Supported Prostheses Using Guided Surgical Implant Planning with Composite Resin Markers: A Case Report.

J Prosthodont 2021 Apr 17. Epub 2021 Apr 17.

Department of Implant Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Alfonso X El Sabio University, Madrid, Spain.

This report describes a prosthetically-driven implant planning method, guided by the alignment procedures between the cone beam computed tomography, intraoral digital scans, and digitized maxillary and mandibular interim complete dentures using intraoral composite resin markers as a common reference. The markers were attached to the keratinized oral mucosa of the edentulous ridges using cyanoacrylate and kept in place during the digitizing procedures. The technique provides a simpler and more economical alternative to conventional prosthetically-driven static implant planning methods. Read More

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Non-grafted versus grafted sinus lift procedures for implantation in the atrophic maxilla: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to critically evaluate the currently existing clinical evidence on the efficacy of graftless maxillary sinus membrane elevation for implantation in the atrophic posterior maxilla. A search protocol without limitations to November 2020 was followed by two independent researchers. Randomized controlled trials using the lateral window approach for graftless sinus membrane elevation were included. Read More

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Radiographic evaluation of a bone substitute material in alveolar ridge preservation for maxillary removable immediate dentures: A randomized controlled trial.

J Prosthet Dent 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Associate Professor, Prosthodontics Department, Université de Bordeaux - Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France.

Statement Of Problem: Maxillary bone resorption after multiple extractions can jeopardize the success of an immediate denture, but whether bone volume preservation techniques are effective is unclear.

Purpose: The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the efficacy of socket grafting with a xenogenic bone substitute in participants receiving maxillary immediate removable complete dentures in terms of bone volume preservation (height and width of the bone ridge).

Material And Methods: The study was a single-blinded, randomized controlled clinical trial with 2 balanced parallel arms. Read More

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Biocompatibility and Effectiveness of a Novel, Organic Olive Oil-Based Denture Adhesive: A Multicenter Randomized and Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 03 25;18(7). Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Orofacial Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain.

To assess the clinical efficacy of a novel, organic olive oil-based denture adhesive and its effect on growth in maxillary edentulous individuals wearing complete dentures, individuals were selected from two dental schools in Portugal and Spain. Twenty-eight complete dentures were relined, following a standardized protocol. The novel product (test) was compared with a commercialized adhesive (control) and Vaseline (placebo) randomly assigned in a cross-study design. Read More

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[Study on the accuracy of Co-Cr-Mo alloy removable partial denture framework fabricated by selective laser melting].

Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue 2020 Dec;29(6):596-600

Shanghai Stomatological Hospital. Shanghai 200031, China.

Purpose: To evaluate the accuracy of Co-Cr-Mo alloy removable partial denture (RPD) frameworks, which were fabricated by selective laser melting(SLM) technology.

Methods: 3Shape 3D optical scanner was used to scan a plaster model of maxillary Kennedy I dentition defect, and the obtained 3D topographical data were reconstructed into a digital model. Computer-aided design (CAD) of RPD framework was performed using 3shape design software. Read More

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December 2020

Functional and psychological evaluation of premenopausal and postmenopausal women after provision of a complete denture prosthesis.

J Prosthet Dent 2021 Mar 25. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatry, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Statement Of Problem: Clinical studies regarding satisfaction and occlusal forces with the complete denture in relation to the menopause are sparse.

Purpose: The purpose of this clinical study was to compare satisfaction levels and occlusal force with complete dentures in premenopausal and postmenopausal Indian women.

Material And Methods: Twenty premenopausal (group pre-MP) and 20 postmenopausal (group post-MP) completely edentulous participants were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria, and estradiol levels were measured. Read More

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Trueness and precision of artificial teeth in CAD-CAM milled complete dentures with custom disks.

J Prosthet Dent 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Professor, Gerodontology and Oral Rehabilitation, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Tokyo, Japan.

Statement Of Problem: Insufficient information is available regarding the trueness and precision of artificial teeth in computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) milled complete dentures fabricated from custom disks, including prefabricated teeth.

Purpose: The purpose of this in vitro study was to determine the trueness and precision of the position of the artificial teeth arranged in CAD-CAM milled complete dentures manufactured by using a custom disk method and to compare the trueness and precision of different tooth types and the occlusal surface and entire surface of the teeth.

Material And Methods: The milling data were designed by using a CAD software program. Read More

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Patient Reported Outcomes on Different Occlusal Schemes in Complete Denture Wearers.

Int J Prosthodont 2021 Mar 18. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Purpose: To compare patient-reported outcomes among balanced, lingualized, and monoplane occlusal schemes in relation to edentulous jaw classifications.

Materials And Methods: This randomized controlled trial was conducted in edentulous patients receiving new complete dentures using balanced, lingualized, or monoplane occlusal schemes. Demographic variables, bone ridge quantity, number of adjustments required after denture insertion, and satisfaction and quality of life (QoL) indices (ie, the Denture Satisfaction Questionnaire [DSQ] and General Oral Health Assessment Index [GOHAI], respectively) were assessed at 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, and 52 weeks. Read More

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Treatment of Tooth Wear Associated with Reduced Occlusal Vertical Dimension Using Direct Composite Restorations and a Removable Prosthesis.

Prim Dent J 2021 Mar;10(1):120-125

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Tooth wear is increasing in prevalence within the United Kingdom. Treatment of tooth surface loss can be daunting for both the clinician and patient. However, use of additive resin composite restorations is a minimally invasive treatment modality. Read More

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Combined Endoscopic and Transoral Approach for Total Maxillectomy.

J Vis Exp 2021 02 26(168). Epub 2021 Feb 26.

Department of Otolaryngology, Eye & ENT Hospital, Fudan University; Research Units of New Technologies of Endoscopic Surgery in Skull Base Tumor, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences;

The technique of maxillectomy has been revised since it was first described in the 1820s. During the past decade, the endoscopic approach has been widely practiced for resecting maxilla. Compared with the traditional approaches, the combined endoscopic and transoral approach has many advantages such as avoiding facial incisions and postoperative scars and better visualization of the surgical margin. Read More

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February 2021