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Table 10 The demand for the replacement of missing teeth according to the position of saddle in lower arch

From: Awareness, attitudes, need and demand on replacement of missing teeth among a group of partially dentate patients attending a University Dental Hospital

Lower arch Kennedy None RPD TS bridges Implants TS bridges and implants Percentage requested fixed prosthesis Percentage requested replacement
CI 6 36 8 12 8 40 91
CII 7 28 13 28 12 66 92
CIII 27 45 40 6 5 23 71
CIV 0 0 1 1 0 100 100
  1. Individuals of Mandibular Kennedy class I, II and IV were more favorable towards the replacement of missing teeth than class III individuals. All class IV participants were interested in fixed prostheses as the option of replacement