A study on factors associated with pathologic tooth migration.

  title={A study on factors associated with pathologic tooth migration.},
  author={P Mart{\'i}nez-Canut and A Carrasquer and Rosa Mag{\'a}n and Alejandro Lorca},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={24 7},
The purpose of this cross-sectional epidemiological study was to determine the prevalence of pathologic tooth migration (PTM) among periodontal patients and to investigate the relationship and degree of association between PTM and the following factors: bone loss, tooth loss, gingival inflammation according to the gingival index, age, lingual interposition, parafunctions and oral habits. 852 periodontal patients (36.7% male, 63.3% female) whose ages ranged from 19 to 72 years (mean 42.5 +/- 9.9… CONTINUE READING

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