n Evidence Based Summaries in Dentistry - Uncontrolled longitudinal studies give misleading results regarding glass-ionomer restoration efficacy

Volume 1, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 2223-5353


The term 'high-viscosity' or 'high-viscous glass-ionomer cement' (HVGIC) has emerged within the scientific dental literature: a simple search conducted in PubMed/Medline (25.09.2012) with the string of search terms: "high-viscosity glass ionomer cement" OR "high-viscous glass ionomer cement" revealed 16 citations of articles, published between 2003 - 2011, of which five articles referred to the term in their titles and all articles in their listed abstracts and related it specifically to the products Fuji IX (GC Corporation, Japan) or Ketac Molar (3M ESPE, Germany).

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