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Table 5 Participants’ awareness of different types of prostheses used to replace missing teeth

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

Awareness on type of prostheses Number Percentage of population
Removable prostheses 331 77.9
Tooth supported bridges 107 25.2
Implant supported prostheses 140 32.9
  1. About 78% of the participants were aware of removable prostheses as a mode of replacement of missing teeth. However, awareness of tooth supported fixed prostheses was less than implant-supported prostheses