Influence of patient age on the nature of tooth fracture.

@article{Ellis1999InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of patient age on the nature of tooth fracture.},
  author={Simon G. S. Ellis and Tatiana V Macfarlane and James Fraser McCord},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={226-30}
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM There is much controversy in the literature relating the incidence of tooth fracture to patient age. The nature (complete or incomplete) of fracture is one aspect that is frequently reported; however, the results highlight relative differences with respect to age and the inadequacy of the statistic used for analysis. PURPOSE This study: (1) reviewed the existing literature on the relationship of patient age and nature of tooth fracture, (2) investigated the nature of… CONTINUE READING

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