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Ante's law


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First postulated by Irwin H. Ante, a Canadian dentist, in 1926. It states that the combined pericemental area of all abutment teeth supporting a fixed dental prosthesis should be equal to or greater in pericemental area than the tooth or teeth to be replaced. Ante's law is generally considered to be a guide rather than a law.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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