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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Prospective Clinical Assessment of Pulp Sensitivity After Chin Bone Harvesting
Author: Noia, CF
Ortega-Lopes, R
Moreira, RWF
Mazzonetto, R
Abstract: Proposal: Evaluate pulp vitality of mandibular teeth after chin bone harvesting. Materials and Methods: Thirty patients underwent chin bone harvesting and accompanied for 12 months, being submitted to testing for pulp vitality with Endo Ice refrigerant spray to produce a local temperature of -50 degrees C. The statistical analysis was executed with McNemar test with P value < 0.05. Results: Results show that canine teeth are most susceptible to alterations; 68.82% (181) of the teeth tested showed no loss of pulp sensitivity to cold 30 days after surgery (P < 0.05), and at the end of the study, that figure had risen to 100% (263) of all teeth included in the sample. Conclusions: Pulp vitality testing showed that 31.18% (82) of teeth experienced some loss of sensitivity, but by 12 months after surgery, all teeth had recuperated their pulp sensitivity to cold unaided. (Implant Dentistry 2013;22:199-202)
Subject: bone graft
mandibular symphysis
morbidity
Country: EUA
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1097/ID.0b013e31827f342b
Date Issue: 2013
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