Periodontal findings in patients 10 years after insertion of removable partial dentures.

@article{Kern2001PeriodontalFI,
  title={Periodontal findings in patients 10 years after insertion of removable partial dentures.},
  author={Matthias Kern and Bernd Wagner},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={991-7}
}
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the changes in the periodontal conditions of patients wearing different designs of removable partial dentures over long-term. Seventy-four patients treated with 101 mainly conical crown-retained dentures (CCRDs) or clasp-retained removable partial dentures (RPDs) or a combination of conical crown and clasp-retained dentures (CRPDs) were re-examined 10 years after insertion. Periodontal findings were compared with baseline values at… CONTINUE READING