Radiographic assessments on prevalence and technical quality of endodontically-treated teeth in the Finnish population, aged 30 years and older.

@article{Huumonen2012RadiographicAO,
  title={Radiographic assessments on prevalence and technical quality of endodontically-treated teeth in the Finnish population, aged 30 years and older.},
  author={Sisko Huumonen and Miira M Vehkalahti and Anne Nordblad},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={234-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and technical quality of endodontic treatment (ET) in Finland by panoramic radiography. MATERIALS AND METHODS As part of the Finnish nationwide Health 2000 Survey, panoramic radiographs of 5244 dentate subjects, aged 30-95 years, were analyzed. The criterion for a technically adequate ET was a distance from the root filling to the root apex of ≤3 mm. RESULTS Sixty-one per cent of subjects had one or more teeth with ET. ET was more prevalent in older… CONTINUE READING

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