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Longevity of partial, complete and fixed prostheses: a literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1633584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of the dental literature reveals a lack of consensus as to the longevity of conventional prosthodontic therapy. The reasons for this are suggested and best estimates of the longevity of partial, complete and fixed prostheses are presented based on the available literature. A renewed interest in survival studies, hopefully based on sound parameters that outline the reasons for failure, as well as replacement indicators, is required to update our knowledge of survival rates.
R D Mazurat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal (Canadian Dental Association)     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0709-8936     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-08-21     Completed Date:  1992-08-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907605     Medline TA:  J Can Dent Assoc     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  500-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Rehabilitative Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
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MeSH Terms
Denture, Complete / standards*
Denture, Partial, Fixed / standards*
Denture, Partial, Removable / standards*
Prosthesis Failure
Quality of Health Care
Survival Analysis
Time Factors
Erratum In:
J Can Dent Assoc 1992 Jul;58(7):528

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