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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology

Unilateral mastication - Silent messenger of periodontal status

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Author Details : Divya Singh Hada, Subhash Garg

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 80-83

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Unilateral mastication is commonly encountered on daily routine by all dentist.  Various causes for unilateral mastication can be enumerated, but it’s seldom the reason for dental visit by the patient. Such negligence’s can be avoided by generating awareness as to how early treatment of a single diseased tooth might save half of the dentition from being severely compromised with the help of this case series.

Keywords: Atrophy, Dental calculus, Dental caries, Periodontal diseases, Periodontitis

Doi : 10.18231/2457-0087.2018.0017

How to cite : Hada D S, Garg S, Unilateral mastication - Silent messenger of periodontal status. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2018;3(2):80-83

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