Prognostic model for tooth survival in patients treated for periodontitis.

@article{Faggion2007PrognosticMF,
  title={Prognostic model for tooth survival in patients treated for periodontitis.},
  author={Clovis Mariano Faggion and Gregor Petersilka and Dieter Lange and Joachim Ger\ss and Thomas Frank Flemmig},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={226-31}
}
BACKGROUND In patients with periodontitis, a quantitative prognostic assessment is needed in order to make evidence-based decisions about retaining teeth or extracting and replacing them with a dental prosthesis. METHODS One hundred and ninety eight patients receiving active periodontal treatment in 1989 or 1990 and complying with supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) over an average of 11.8+/-2.3 years were included in the study. A generalized linear model was established and fitted via… CONTINUE READING

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