Effects of complete dentures on respiratory performance: spirometric evaluation

Piskin B., Sipahi C., Karakoc O., Atay A., Ciftci F., Tasci C., ...More

GERODONTOLOGY, vol.31, no.1, pp.19-24, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2012.00687.x
  • Title of Journal : GERODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-24


ObjectivesThere is a lack of data regarding whether edentulous subjects should remove dentures during spirometric measurements or not. The purpose of this study is to determine influences of complete dentures on spirometric parameters in edentulous subjects.