Willingness to Pay for Mandibular Overdentures: A Societal Perspective

27 Jun 2019

Professor Stephen Birch, with a team of researchers from Canada, has published new research on the willingness to pay for mandibular overdentures.

Abstract

Dental services in many countries are funded out-of-pocket by patients whose acceptance of a dental treatment depends on their valuation of it. Using a willingness-to-pay (WTP) strategy, this study aimed to determine how people who do not wear dentures value the benefits of dentures retained by implants and what factors explain variations in WTP among subjects.

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