Mandibular Overdentures Retained by a Bar on Two Implants Need Less Aftercare and Costs Less than Overdentures Retained by Two Bars on Three Implants or by Ball Attachments on Two Implants

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ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATIONAn eight-year follow-up to a randomized clinical trial of aftercare and cost-analysis with three types of mandibular implant-retained overdenturesStoker GT, Wismeijer D, van Waas MA.J Dent Res 2007;86(3):276-80STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATIONBPURPOSE/QUESTIONWhat are the comparative financial costs of direct follow-up care over 8 years associated with overdentures retained by(1) a bar on 2 implants, (2) 3 bars on 4 implants, and (3) ball attachments on 2 implants?SOURCE OF FUNDINGIndustry: ITI Foundation with a declared denial of conflict of interest in the conduct of the studyTYPE OF STUDY/DESIGNRandomized controlled trial

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