Occlusal trauma: effect and impact on the periodontium.

  • Hallmon W
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This focused review is limited to a number of investigations in an attempt to specifically address the histological and clinical effects of excessive occlusal forces on the teeth and periodontium and to provide a basis of classification for this interaction. This review does not include the effects of occlusal forces on dental implants or dental prostheses/appliances.

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  • histology
  • occlusion
  • trauma

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  • William W Hallmon

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