n Journal of Minimum Intervention in Dentistry - How do both Strontium and calcium-based GIC compare clinically? [November 20, 2014] : preliminary systematic literature searches

Volume 8, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1998-801X


Ten clinical trials were found and traced concerning high-viscosity conventional GIC. No trials were identified comparing strontium or calcium low-viscosity conventional GIC. All identified trials compared Fuji IX for strontium and Ketac Molar for calcium based GIC.

The overall results suggest no difference between Fuji IX and Ketac Molar in the clinical outcomes of: recurrent caries, occlusal wear and colour match. Two of the 10 trials suggest a higher failure rate for Ketac Molar after 1 and 2 years. However, eight trials indicated no difference in failure rate after 1, 2, 3 and 6.3 years.
All evidence from clinical, controlled trials. This is a new topic and the quality of the existing evidence requires further assessment.

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