Coronal caries, root fragments, and restoration and cusp fractures in US adults.

@article{Gilbert1996CoronalCR,
  title={Coronal caries, root fragments, and restoration and cusp fractures in US adults.},
  author={Gregg H. Gilbert and Donald E. Antonson and Ivar A. Mjor and Marieke Ringelberg and Teresa A. Dolan and U Foerster and David Legler and M W Heft and Robert Paul Duncan},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={101-11}
}
The Florida Dental Care Study is a longitudinal study of changes in oral health that included at baseline 873 subjects (Ss) who had at least 1 tooth, were 45 years or older, and participated for an interview and examination. Forty-five percent of Ss had active coronal caries; 94% of the coronal carious surfaces were primary decay, and only 6% were secondary/recurrent. Ten percent of Ss had 1 or more root fragments, 16% of Ss had 1 or more teeth with restoration fractures, and 14% of Ss had 1 or… CONTINUE READING

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