Abstract:Purpose: the aim of this study was to evaluate the nutritional status of elderly individuals submitted to surgical-prosthetic oral rehabilitation procedures. Methods: fifteen patients completely edentulous aged 60 years or more were assessed (10 women and 5 men). All individuals wore removable dentures in both arches and had their mandibular dentures replaced by implant-supported prostheses, were submitted to nutritional evaluation comprising anthropometric aspects, biochemical blood analysis and dietary evalu… Show more
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