publication . Article . 2016

Long-term space changes after premature loss of a primary maxillary first molar

Yng-Tzer J. Lin; Yai-Tin Lin;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Journal of Dental Sciences, volume 12, issue 1, pages 44-48 (issn: 1991-7902, eissn: 2213-8862, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Background/purpose: The consequence of premature loss of primary teeth resulting in the need for space maintainers has been controversial for many years. There is no longitudinal long-term report in literature regarding the premature loss of a primary maxillary first molar. The aim of this study was to continue observing the long-term space changes of 19 cases following premature loss of a primary maxillary first molar during the transition from primary to permanent dentition. Materials and methods: Ten of the 19 original participants were excluded because of extensive decay or loss to follow-up. Nine children (mean age at time of tooth extraction, 6.0 ± 0.42...
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free text keywords: Original Article, RK1-715, premature loss, Dentistry(all), Dentistry, primary maxillary first molar, space maintainer
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publication . Article . 2016

Long-term space changes after premature loss of a primary maxillary first molar

Yng-Tzer J. Lin; Yai-Tin Lin;