Complete dentures: which occlusal scheme is best?


17 studies (11 RCTs) were included in this review of occlusal schemes for complete dentures suggesting that bilateral balanced occlusion does not confer better quality of life/satisfaction or masticatory performance and muscle activity.

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Do complete dentures have to have a balanced occlusion?


When constructing conventional complete dentures incorporating a bilateral balanced occlusion (BBO) is considered by many to be important for a successful outcome.  The aim of this review was to compare whether BBO or canine-guided (CG) dentures were important for successful denture treatment. The Medline, ISI Web of Science, LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Literature on [read the full story…]