Meticulous Periodontal Maintenance for the Patients with Reestablished Periodontal Health may Significantly Reduce the Incidence of Tooth Loss

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Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Long-term effects of supportive therapy in periodontal patients treated with fibre retention osseous resective surgery. II: tooth extractions during active and supportive therapy

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Carnevale G, Cairo F, Tonetti MS.

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

J Clin Periodontol 2007;34(4):342-8

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

2

PURPOSE/QUESTION

The purpose of this study is to investigate (1) the prevalence of tooth loss during active therapy and long-term maintenance and (2) the clinical reasons associated with these extractions.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

Self-funded.

TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN

Cohort study

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