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Periodontal Conditions of Abutments and Non-Abutments in Removable Partial Dentures over 7 Years of Use.

Authors
  • da Fonte Porto Carreiro, Adriana1
  • de Carvalho Dias, Kássia2
  • Correia Lopes, Ana Lílian1
  • Bastos Machado Resende, Camila Maria1
  • Luz de Aquino Martins, Ana Rafaela1
  • 1 Department of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Center of Health Science, Natal, Brazil. , (Brazil)
  • 2 Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Oral Rehabilitation Program Araraquara School of Dentistry Univ. Estadual Paulista, Araraquara, Brazil. , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
26
Issue
8
Pages
644–649
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jopr.12449
PMID: 26864601
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

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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