A Systematic Review

The speech ability on maxillary denture wearer: a systematic review

Meriyam Muchtar , Ike D. Habar

Meriyam Muchtar
Department of Prosthodontic, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia. Email: iyankmuchtar@gmail.com

Ike D. Habar
Department of Prosthodontic, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Online First: April 01, 2018 | Cite this Article
Muchtar, M., Habar, I. 2018. The speech ability on maxillary denture wearer: a systematic review. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 3(1): 1-4. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v3i1.731

Objective: Getting information about on influence of denture bases design on speech ability on maxillary denture wearer.

Methode: Electronic search in PubMed and Wiley online library databases to find articles that were published in last 20 years; between January 1998 to December 2017 with keywords “denture bases†and “speechâ€. The articles were then selected by reviewing the title and abstract.

Result: The initial search obtained 52 articles. Then selected by involving the inclusion criteria. Finally, it gain 2 articles only that suitable with the inclusion criteria.

Conclusion: Speech ability is usually not the main complain of denture wearer. Subjects with inappropriate design of the prosthetic base, disposition of artiï¬cial teeth and functional quality (retention, support, stability) have dyslalia when pronunciation of separate phonemes is changed.


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