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Cantilever FPDs Have Lower Success Rates Than End Abutted FPDs After 10-Years of Follow-up

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Angus Walls


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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: A systematic review of the survival and complication rates of fixed partial dentures (FDPs) after an observation period of at least 5 years. IV. Cantilever or extensions FPDs. Pjetursson et al. Clin Oral Implants Res 2004;15:667-76. Reviewer: Angus W.G. Walls, PhD, BDS, FDSRCS. Purpose/Question: To assess the survival rates of cantilever fixed partial dentures (FPDs) and the incidence of biological and technical complications. Source of Funding: Clinical Research Foundation for the Promotion of Oral Health, University of Berne, Switzerland. Type of Study/Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis of data. Level of Evidence: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence. Strength of Recommendation Grade: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence. © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Walls A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice

Year: 2010

Volume: 10

Issue: 1

Pages: 41-43

Print publication date: 15/03/2010

ISSN (print): 1532-3382

ISSN (electronic): 1532-3390

Publisher: Mosby, Inc.


DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2009.11.020


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