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Probing pressure, a highly undervalued unit of measure in periodontal probing: a systematic review on its effect on probing pocket depth.

Authors
  • Larsen, Christian
  • Barendregt, Dick S
  • Slot, Dagmar E
  • Van der Velden, Ubele
  • Van der Weijden, Fridus
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Of Clinical Periodontology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2009
Volume
36
Issue
4
Pages
315–322
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2009.01383.x
PMID: 19426178
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results show that with increasing probing pressure, the PPD increases. The dimensions of the increase are dependent on the periodontal tissue conditions.

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