Endodontic status and retention of molars in periodontally treated patients: results after 10 or more years of supportive periodontal therapy.

@article{Pretzl2016EndodonticSA,
  title={Endodontic status and retention of molars in periodontally treated patients: results after 10 or more years of supportive periodontal therapy.},
  author={Bernadette Pretzl and Peter Eickholz and Daniel Saure and Thorsten Pfefferle and Anna Sanches Zeidler and Bettina Dannewitz},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={
          1116-1123
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the influence of endodontic status on retention of molars in patients under supportive periodontal treatment (SPT). MATERIAL & METHODS A total of 136 subjects with 1015 molars at baseline were examined retrospectively, including 188 endodontically treated molars in 90 patients. Multilevel Cox regression analysis identified factors contributing to loss of molars. RESULTS Root canal treatments contributed significantly to loss of molars during on average 13.2 years of SPT… CONTINUE READING
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