Preference of prosthodontics replacement option among partially edentulous patient in rural chennai

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Abhishek N., Anand and Vinay

Aim: To evaluate the preference of prosthodontics replacement option among partially edentulous patient of rural chennai.

Background: Teeth and their supporting structures are an integral part of the facial skeleton. They support and interact sensitively with other parts of the skull to provide a biological system to interact for chewing, speaking and expressing emotions. The loss of teeth can result in significant disabilities such as mastication, phonetics and aesthetics.The overall awareness of dental treatment and replacement of missing tooth is very low among the people of rural chennai so this research is done to determine the awareness of prosthodontic replacement option among the people in rural chennai

Reason: the number of edentulous patients are high so this study was aimed to methodically evaluate the preference of various prosthodontics replacement option for the replacement of missing teeth

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3723.0355