Loss of natural teeth has functional and psychosocial consequences that can, in many cases, be rectified with complete replacement dentures. However, the outcome of complete denture therapy is variable, and relies on patient factors, as well as the skill of the clinician and laboratory technician making the dentures. This article reviews recent literature on the outcomes of edentulousness and complete denture therapy.
A Review of the Functional and Psychosocial Outcomes of Edentulousness Treated with Complete Replacement Dentures
November 1, 2003