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Interocclusal distance: a comparison between American Caucasians and Negroes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  265397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cephalometric analyses were performed on groups of American Negro and Caucasian subjects to establish whether or not there were differences in interocclusal distance attributable to ethnic origin. Statistically significant differences were found between the mean interocclusal distances of the two treatment groups, supporting the hypothesis that American Negroes have an average interocclusal distance which is less than that of Caucasians. The findings of this study support the concept that fixing the interocclusal distance at 3 mm. for all complete and partial denture patients is not justified.
G H Shirinian; B E Strem
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of prosthetic dentistry     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0022-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Prosthet Dent     Publication Date:  1977 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-12     Completed Date:  1977-05-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376364     Medline TA:  J Prosthet Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  394-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
African Continental Ancestry Group*
European Continental Ancestry Group*
Middle Aged
United States
Vertical Dimension*

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