[Reconstruction of a periodontally compromised dentition]

Röthlisberger, Beat; Lang, Niklaus P; Salvi, Giovanni E (2007). [Reconstruction of a periodontally compromised dentition]. Schweizerische Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin, 117(12), pp. 1222-37. Bern: Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschaft

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The presented case report describes a systematic treatment concept, the treatment sequence and the maintenance care of a sixty-seven-year old female patient suffering from generalized chronic periodontitis with advanced attachment loss. Due to a pretherapeutic risk assessment, several teeth were classified as "irrational to treat" or "doubtful". Therefore, a comprehensive reconstructive rehabilitation after active periodontal therapy was necessary. The restoration of a periodontally compromised dentition represents various difficulties. The patient wished to have fixed reconstructions. Depending upon anatomical conditions several different reconstructions were used: conventional bridges, partly using a resected molar root, a solely implant-retained bridge and a combined implant-tooth-retained bridge.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > School of Dental Medicine > Department of Periodontology

UniBE Contributor:

Lang, Niklaus Peter and Salvi, Giovanni

ISSN:

0256-2855

Publisher:

Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschaft

Language:

English

Submitter:

Eveline Carmen Schuler

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:54

Last Modified:

25 Jan 2017 12:17

PubMed ID:

18225399

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23171 (FactScience: 40041)

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