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Nickel hypersensitivity-related periodontitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7758048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
As the cost of providing dental care escalates, there has been a substantial increase in the substitution of nonprecious alloys for gold and precious metals found in porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns. These alloys are frequently 69% to 81% nickel. Nickel hypersensitivity is quite common in the general population and periodontal responses have been associated with nickel-containing crowns in nickel-sensitive individuals. In this article, the authors report the case of a nickel-sensitive patient who demonstrated loss of alveolar bone after the placement of crowns with a high nickel content. Nonprecious alloy crowns can be well tolerated in most cases, however, a history of metal sensitivity should be evaluated.
Authors:
G J Bruce; W B Hall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1548-8578     ISO Abbreviation:  Compend Contin Educ Dent     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-06-26     Completed Date:  1995-06-26     Revised Date:  2011-11-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9600713     Medline TA:  Compend Contin Educ Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  178, 180-4; quiz 186     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Periodontics, University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alveolar Bone Loss / chemically induced
Chromium Alloys / adverse effects
Crowns / adverse effects
Dental Alloys / adverse effects*
Female
Humans
Hypersensitivity / etiology*
Male
Middle Aged
Mouth Mucosa / drug effects
Nickel / adverse effects*
Periodontitis / chemically induced*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chromium Alloys; 0/Dental Alloys; 7440-02-0/Nickel; 75864-62-9/Rexillium III

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