Buccal attachment loss in Swedish adolescents.

  title={Buccal attachment loss in Swedish adolescents.},
  author={Carina K{\"a}llest{\aa}l and S R Uhlin},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={19 7},
A case referent study was performed to identify factors connected with loss of buccal attachment in adolescents. The study group was identified among 18-year-olds who had participated 2 years earlier in a study of periodontal conditions in adolescents. The criterion for inclusion in the case group was buccal attachment loss (greater than or equal to 1 mm) in one or more sites. Information on 28 variables, identified earlier as being related to recessions, was collected in a clinical examination… CONTINUE READING