A clinical follow-up study of the periodontal conditions of RPD abutment and non-abutment teeth.

@article{Amaral2010ACF,
  title={A clinical follow-up study of the periodontal conditions of RPD abutment and non-abutment teeth.},
  author={Bruna Aguiar do Amaral and Alessandra Oliveira Barreto and E Gomes Seabra and {\^A}ngelo Giuseppe Roncalli and Adriana da Fonte Porto Carreiro and Erika Oliveira de Almeida},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={545-52}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the periodontal conditions of removable partial denture (RPD) wearers, comparing direct and indirect abutment teeth, and the teeth not involved in the denture design before denture placement and 1 year later. Fifty patients (32 women and 18 men), average age 45, were assessed by the same examiner at the moment of denture insertion and 3, 6, 9 and 12 months later. The following items were verified in each assessment: probing depth (PD), plaque index (PI… CONTINUE READING

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