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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 943839, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/943839
Research Article

FEM Analysis of Mandibular Prosthetic Overdenture Supported by Dental Implants: Evaluation of Different Retention Methods

1Human Pathology Department, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
2Medical Sciences and Odontostomatology Department, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
3Mechanics and Infrastructures Department, “Guglielmo Marconi” University of Rome, Rome, Italy
4Department of Electronic Engineering, Chemistry and Industrial Engineering, University of Messina, Messina, Italy

Received 5 September 2015; Revised 30 October 2015; Accepted 3 November 2015

Academic Editor: Akimasa Hirata

Copyright © 2015 M. Cicciù et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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