Assessment of the Patient

  • R. M. Basker
  • J. C. Davenport
  • H. R. Tomlin


It is much more common for a dentist to have to provide complete dentures as replacements for old dentures than to provide them for a patient who has not worn such dentures before.


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© R. M. Basker, J. C. Davenport and H. R. Tomlin 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Basker
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. C. Davenport
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
  • H. R. Tomlin
    • 4
  1. 1.University of LeedsUK
  2. 2.Leeds General Infirmary and Associated Hospitals TrustUK
  3. 3.MGDS of the Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandUK
  4. 4.University of BirminghamUK
  5. 5.South Birmingham Health AuthorityUK
  6. 6.University of WalesUK
  7. 7.University of DublinUK
  8. 8.University of LeedsUK

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