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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a flowable glass ionomer cement (GIC) layer application on bond strength to sound (SD) and carious primary dentin (CD). METHODS Flat(More)
BACKGROUND This study evaluated mechanical properties of glass ionomer cements (GICs) used for atraumatic restorative treatment. Wear resistance, Knoop hardness (Kh), flexural (F(s)) and compressive(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to critically evaluate the bond strength (BS) of Glass-Ionomer Cements (GIC) to dentine with microtensile (μTBS) and microshear (μSBS) BS tests by assessing their(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have suggested that in the presence of approximal cavities, the approximal surface in contact with this one shows a higher risk in the development of caries lesions. AIM To(More)
BACKGROUND In many parts of the world, school-age children have high dental treatment needs; however, there is often low, or no, dental care provision. Although Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART)(More)