20-year follow-up of patients receiving high-cost dental care within the Swedish Dental Insurance System: 1977-1978 to 1998-2000.

@article{Petersson200620yearFO,
  title={20-year follow-up of patients receiving high-cost dental care within the Swedish Dental Insurance System: 1977-1978 to 1998-2000.},
  author={Kerstin Petersson and Madeleine Pamenius and Alf Eliasson and Birger Narby and Frieda Holender and Sigvard Palmqvist and Jan H{\aa}kansson},
  journal={Swedish dental journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={77-86}
}
The objective was to perform a long-term follow-up study of patients that had received high cost dental care within the Swedish National Dental Insurance System in 1977-1978 with special focus on remaining teeth, periodontal disease progression, change in the prevalence of root-filled teeth and teeth with apical periodontitis as well as the survival of fixed prosthetic reconstructions. All 262 patients who had had their treatment plans sent for approval for high-cost dental care in 4 local… CONTINUE READING