Overdentures and the periodontium

Kent L. Knoernschild, Carol A. Lefebvre, James D. Allen

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Several periodontal factors are critical to the prognosis of overdenture abutment teeth. This lltetatute review outlines these factors and discusses the docttmented effects of long-term overdenture tise on periodontal health. The efficacy of a professional petiodontai maintetiance program, which is coordinated wilh a home oral hygiene program, is tetated to the sticcess of overdenture therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-409
Number of pages5
JournalQuintessence international
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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