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The Dental Practicality Index – assessing the restorability of teeth

The Dental Practicality Index – assessing the restorability of teeth A new index is described which provides a framework for assessing teeth and planning treatment. Each aspect of the restorative state is assessed along with the local and general context of the tooth/dentition. Use of the index simplifies and supports planning decisions including tooth retention, suitability of abutment teeth, and the need for referral. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Dental Journal Springer Journals

The Dental Practicality Index – assessing the restorability of teeth

British Dental Journal , Volume 222 (10) – May 26, 2017

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Nature Publishing Group
Subject
Dentistry; Dentistry
ISSN
0007-0610
eISSN
1476-5373
DOI
10.1038/sj.bdj.2017.447
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Abstract

A new index is described which provides a framework for assessing teeth and planning treatment. Each aspect of the restorative state is assessed along with the local and general context of the tooth/dentition. Use of the index simplifies and supports planning decisions including tooth retention, suitability of abutment teeth, and the need for referral.

Journal

British Dental JournalSpringer Journals

Published: May 26, 2017

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