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Table 7 Participants’ demand when they were educated on different types of prostheses available

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

Demand for different prostheses Number Percentage of participants
No prosthesis 44 10.4
Removable prosthesis 117 27.5
Tooth supported fixed prosthesis 72 16.9
Implant supported fixed prosthesis 135 31.8
Tooth/implant supported fixed prosthesis 57 13.4
  1. Once the knowledge on different prosthodontic options was provided, more patients requested tooth and implant-supported prostheses than removable ones. Surprisingly, 10% did not demand any type of replacement