Begin main content

Flexible Dentures for Edentulism: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: September 18, 2019
Project Number: RB1397-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of removable partial or complete flexible dentures for edentulism?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of removable partial and complete flexible dentures for edentulism?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of removable partial or complete flexible dentures?

Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of removable partial or complete flexible dentures for edentulism. Additionally, no economic evaluations or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding removable partial or complete flexible dentures for edentulism.