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Prevalence of hidden caries.
Clinical evaluations of the first and second permanent molars were compared with radiographic evaluations of the same teeth, for 359 patients (between six and eighteen years old) of the pediatricExpand
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Three-year survival of single- and two-surface ART restorations in a high-caries child population
The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival of single- and two-surface atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) restorations in the primary and permanent dentitions of children from aExpand
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Clinically undetected occlusal dentine caries: a radiographic comparison.
The occlusal bite-wing radiograph evaluations of 131 14-year-old and of 123 17- and 20-year-old Dutch persons were compared with the clinically collected observations. The clinical observations andExpand
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Atraumatic perspectives of ART: psychological and physiological aspects of treatment with and without rotary instruments.
Atraumatic Restorative Treatment, ART, is a method of minimal caries intervention that uses only hand instruments. The aim of the present study was to explore a possible difference between the extentExpand
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Physical-mechanical properties of glass ionomer cements indicated for atraumatic restorative treatment.
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 compressiveExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of composite resins and amalgam in the replacement of amalgam Class II restorations.
OBJECTIVES The replacement of an old amalgam Class II restoration is a common treatment and will remain so for decades. In addition to effectiveness, possible adverse health effects and esthetics,Expand
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Bacterial Counts in Carious Dentine under Restorations: 2–Year in vivo Effects
Little is known about the long–term effects of fluoride–releasing materials on carious dentine in vivo. The aim was to investigate the 2–year influence of a resin–modified glass ionomer cementExpand
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Anxiety reduction with nitrous oxide: a permanent solution?
Anxiety scores of highly fearful children were registered during a control period after their curative treatment. The average length of the control period was seventy-two weeks. The anxiety scores ofExpand
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Sealing of occlusal hidden caries lesions: an alternative for curative treatment?
The bacterial composition of the dentine of thirty molars with sealed occlusal surfaces (Delton tinted) was examined. Undiagnosed hidden caries was present at the time of treatment. AlthoughExpand
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