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Four hundred and fifty-five teeth that were judged clinically to have a questionable prognosis were observed over a 40-year span in 166 patients in a private practice. Therapy initially was debridement with oral hygiene instruction, followed by flap curettage procedures and preventive maintenance recall therapy. An assessment of compliance based on oral(More)
The aim of this study is to quantify the changes in incidence, severity, and mortality in burn injuries in the state of Maine over the past 50 years from both prevention and treatment perspectives. The authors analyzed the data from multiple sources, including the U.S. Census, death certificates, hospital discharge abstracts, and institutional burn(More)
The relative changes with time, in the position of the coronal margin of the mesial and distal bone of proximal, angular infrabony defects, were investigated. Tracings of the radiographs of 51 mandibular posterior sites, treated by flap curettage, with a mean post-surgical duration of 11.8 years, were measured using a digitizer pad. The group consisting of(More)