Romanian Journal of Oral Rehabilitation Numarul 2 COMPLETE DENTURES FRACTURES – CAUSES AND INCIDENCE


Ioana Martu, Dana Gabriela Bosînceanu, Norina Consuela Forna, Anca Mihaela Vițalariu, Ionuț Luchian, Dan Nicolae Bosînceanu


Aim:The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency of dentures fractures for a group of patients during two years. Matherial and methods:A questionnaire was designed to collect the data necessary to carry out the assessment of different variables associated with denture fractures. Results and discussions: The instability was the primary factor causing fractures of the lower dentures .Conclusions: According to studies by Hargreaves, the physical properties of acrylate does not deteriorate with age, but clinical function can induce stress that after a period of use can bring damage to material and can hasten fracture 

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