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Study research for patients

For more information, please ask your dentist.


Do you have no teeth in the lower jaw, or a poorly fitting dental prosthesis, or do your teeth in the lower jaw need to be removed?

You will be treated by specialists (experienced senior doctors and professors). You pay the value of a simple removable prosthesis supported on 2 implants and receive a fixed prosthesis on 4-6 implants in return.

1) Oral health, quality of life and nutritional aspects of senior citizens of the Canton of Bern.
2) Oral health of adults and seniors of the Canton of Bern - a longitudinal study


Who conducts the studies?
The Clinic for Restorative, Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry of the University of Bern (ZMK).

Aims of the studies:
The research projects investigate the status of oral health and the associated quality of life.
Furthermore, the second study follows changes in oral health status and associated quality of life over time in a prospective manner.

We are looking for:
People who are at least 45 years old and who live in the Canton of Bern.

Procedure of the study:
After you agree to participate in this study:

  • You will fill in a questionnaire with questions about your oral health, diet and quality of life.
  • A dentist from our team will then carry out an examination of your oral cavity.
  • Our team will visit you at home
  • If you are then interested in the follow-up study Oral Health of Adults and Seniors of the Canton of Bern - a Longitudinal Study, you will be asked to participate after 5 years and again after another 5 years. The data collection will be done in the same way each time, i.e. you will fill in a questionnaire and undergo a dental examination.

For more information, see below:

Further information can be found at (link_1 / link_2).

If you are interested in participating, please contact:
PD Dr. med. dent. Christian Tennert
University of Bern
Clinic for Dental Preservation, Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry
Freiburgstrasse 7
CH-3010 Bern

Phone +41 (0)31 684 06 50

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