The hopeless tooth: When is treatment futile? Major factors affecting the prognosis of the strategic tooth

John W. Harrison, Timothy Svec

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Abstract

The decision to place a tooth in the hopeless category is by no means a simple one. There is always the possibility of being wrong, the possibility that this tooth may prove to be the exception and, against all odds, survive as a functioning component of the masticatory apparatus. These are the decisions that make us dentists rather than technicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)846-850
Number of pages5
JournalQuintessence International
Volume30
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes

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The hopeless tooth : When is treatment futile? Major factors affecting the prognosis of the strategic tooth. / Harrison, John W.; Svec, Timothy.

In: Quintessence International, Vol. 30, No. 12, 12.1999, p. 846-850.

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