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Table 3 Implant overdentures (IODs)

From: Current status of implant prosthetics in Japan: a survey among certified dental lab technicians

Question   Values
Q7. The design of the implant overdenture: Decision made according to instructions of dentist 43.2%
Work is left to technicians 19.3%
Decided upon through consultation with each other 37.5%
Q8. What are the proportions of attachment types used with IODs? Bar and clip 35.6%
Magnet 30.2%
Ball and socket 19.0%
Locator 5.2%
ERA 2.3%
Other 7.7%