Changes in the mandibular angle in the edentulous state.

  title={Changes in the mandibular angle in the edentulous state.},
  author={David M. Casey and L J Emrich},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  volume={59 3},
Several textbooks of anatomy and at least one prosthodontic text make unsupported statements that the mandibular angle widens in the edentulous state. A search of the literature for support of those statements shows a disparity in conclusions on the subject. Several reports merely make statements that the angle does widen in the edentulous mandible. These articles present no original research. There are reports in the literature that lend some verification of the widening of the mandibular… CONTINUE READING

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