Evaluation of Oral Health Related Quality of Life in Different Telescopic Two-implant Supported Mandibular Overdenture


  • Diana K. Shehata Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt
  • Emad M. Agamy Department of Prosthodontics, Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs, Faculty of Dentistry, Minia University, Minya, Egypt
  • Gihan F. Mohammed Department of Prosthodontics, Vice President, Kantara University, Qantara, Egypt




Oral health impact profile, Oral health related quality of life, Telescopic overdenture, Two-implant mandibular overdenture


AIM: The purpose of the study was to evaluate patient’s oral health related quality of life using oral health impact profile (OHIP14) in rigid and non-rigid telescopic two-implant supported mandibular overdenture patients.

METHODS: Twelve completely edentulous patients received two mandibular interforaminal implants to retain telescopic overdenture opposed by maxillary complete denture. Group I (six patients) had rigid telescopic connection and Group II (six patients) received non-rigid telescopic attachments. OHIP14 questionnaire was translated in Arabic and orally asked the patients, answers were collected soon after denture insertion and use (within 1 week), 6 and 12 months after using the overdenture to assess patient’s quality of life.

RESULTS: There was no statistical significant difference regarding quality of life using OHIP14 questionnair between the two groups.

CONCLUSION: Telescopic two-implant mandibular overdenture showed high quality of life, great satisfaction, and acceptance among patients; regardless to the type of attachments rigid or non-rigid.


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Shehata DK, Agamy EM, Mohammed GF. Evaluation of Oral Health Related Quality of Life in Different Telescopic Two-implant Supported Mandibular Overdenture. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 26 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];9(D):210-4. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/6815