[Root caries in patients in periodontal follow-up care. Prevalence and risk factors].

@article{Reiker2000RootCI,
  title={[Root caries in patients in periodontal follow-up care. Prevalence and risk factors].},
  author={J Reiker and Ubele Van der Velden and Dick S Barendregt and Bruno G. Loos},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor tandheelkunde},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 10},
  pages={402-5}
}
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the prevalence and several risk indicators of root cariës in 45 periodontal maintenance patients, who had been actively treated for adult periodontitis 11-22 years ago. These patients were part of a routine 3-6 monthly maintenance schedule. Active and inactive root caries and root fillings were recorded, as well as coronal caries experience. Plaque and bleeding scores, number of exposed root surfaces, rate of saliva secretion, saliva… CONTINUE READING

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