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Table 3 Mean score of 6 scales concerning denture complaints (possible range 0–3) and overall satisfaction score (possible range 1–10) at the time of the follow-up appointment

From: Implant-supported mandibular overdentures: a retrospective case series study in a daily dental practice

  2-implant group
n=61 patients
3-implant group
n=38 patients
4-implant group
n=34 patients
A. Functional complaints about lower denture (sd) 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.3) 0.1 (0.3)
B. Functional complaints about upper denture (sd) 0.2 (0.5) 0.2 (0.4) 0.2 (0.4)
C. Functional complaints in general (sd) 0.1 (0.3) 0.1 (0.1) 0.1 (0.1)
D. Facial esthetics (sd) 0.1 (0.4) 0.1 (0.3) 0.2 (0.3)
E. “Neutral Space” (sd) 0.2 (0.5) 0.1 (0.3) 0.1 (0.3)
F. Esthetics (sd) 0.0 (0.1) 0.0 (0.1) 0.0 (0.1)
Overall satisfaction score (sd) 8.0 (1.1) 8.2 (0.9) 8.2 (0.8)