Periodontal Conditions of Abutments and Non-Abutments in Removable Partial Dentures over 7 Years of Use.
Department of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Center of Health Science, Natal, Brazil.
Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Oral Rehabilitation Program Araraquara School of Dentistry Univ. Estadual Paulista, Araraquara, Brazil.
- Published Article
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
RPDs generated more periodontal damage to direct abutments, since higher gingival recession probing depth indexes, and presence of caries and fractures were observed in comparison to indirect abutments and non-abutments.
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