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Maximum bite force (MBF) is low in CD wearers, especially in those with an atrophied mandible and poor denture-bearing area. It has been proven that standard length MDIs (>10mm) improve CD retention and OHR-QoL and increase maximum bite force (MBF) [27].
Caption: Figure 3: (a) Extensively resorbed denture-bearing area in the mandible; (b) four mini dental implants inserted; (c) mandibular overdenture reinforced with the CoCr framework with matrices and O-rings inserted.
Its disadvantage is that due to the lack of sufficient coverage of denture-bearing area, the denture will have poor retention, stability, and aesthetic appearance.