Evaluation of Patients’ Satisfaction with the Complete Denture made in Prosthodontics Department of Dentistry Faculty, Tabriz, Iran 2017

Seyed Amin Musavi, Hosein Eslami, Vahid Fakhrzadeh, Fatemeh Dabaghi-Tabriz, Mahdi Rahbar, Sahar Khadem-Neghad, Siamak Salami


Aim: In this study, patient’s satisfaction with complete denture made in prosthodontics department of Tabriz dentistry faculty was evaluated based on the residual alveolar ridge.Materials and methods: This retrospective study was carried out on 60 patients referred to the Prosthodontics Department of Tabriz Dentistry School by through completing questionnaires and clinical examination. Data from the study were analyzed using SPSS 17 software. In this study, p-value less than 0.05 were considered statistically significant. Results: In this retrospective study, 61.5 % of participants were male and mostly in the age group of 30 to 40 years. 43.3 % of patients had Ridge Class II, 56.7 % Class had ridge class III. None of the studied patients, had class four or one ridge. The results of present study showed well that satisfaction of patients, in some cases, has a significant relation according to the residual ridge conditions of the patient one and three months after delivery of prosthesis. Satisfaction rate was higher in patients with ridge class II. Moreover, satisfaction of patients showed an increase in three-month intervals.Conclusion: 38.4 % of patients sowed satisfaction with their new teeth three months after prosthesis delivery. Satisfaction of patients was because of chewing soft food; overall capability of chewing, talking easily, the retention of dentures and denture satisfaction was higher in patients with Class II boats.


Complete Denture, Prosthodontics Department, Patient Satisfaction, Residual Ridge

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