Indications for extraction of permanent teeth in a Nigerian teaching hospital: a 16-year follow-up study.

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AIM The aim of the present study was to investigate reasons for permanent tooth extraction at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, and compare this with a study done 16 years previously in the same institution, with a view to evaluating trends in reasons for tooth extractions in the studied environment. METHODS A retrospective review of patients… (More)

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@article{Adeyemo2008IndicationsFE, title={Indications for extraction of permanent teeth in a Nigerian teaching hospital: a 16-year follow-up study.}, author={Wasiu L Adeyemo and H O Oderinu and Sab Oluseye and O. A. Taiwo and Jelili Adisa Akinwande}, journal={Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine}, year={2008}, volume={18 3}, pages={128-32} }