Advantages of overdentures

January 25, 2012 | By | Reply More

Advantages of overdentures

  • maintenance of alveolar bone
  • sensory feedback

— assistance in control of masticatory force

— recognising size and texture of objects

— position of mandible during function

  • minimal load thresholds
  • tactile sensitivity discrimination

— complete denture wearers are six times less efficient at detecting small objects

— patient with an overdenture is able to exert high forces during mastication with more precision

  • reduction of psychological trauma.

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Category: Dental, Prosthodontics

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