n Evidence Based Summaries in Dentistry - Caries-preventive effect : resin-modified glass-ionomer cement vs. non-fluoride containing composite resin
|Article Title||Caries-preventive effect : resin-modified glass-ionomer cement vs. non-fluoride containing composite resin|
|© Publisher:||Midentistry CC|
|Journal||Evidence Based Summaries in Dentistry|
|Author||V. Yengopal and S. Mickenautsch|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||33 - 34|
The presence of secondary or recurrent caries is a common reason for replacing restorations and is often observed after bonding of brackets on the tooth surface during orthodontic treatment. An ideal dental material would have, as one of its properties, the ability to prevent demineralisation and / or promote remineralisation. Studies have shown that restoration replacement accounts for 50-70% of the dental care provided in some settings.
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