Cusp movement of molar teeth with composite filling materials in conventional and modified MOD cavities

@article{Pearson1989CuspMO,
  title={Cusp movement of molar teeth with composite filling materials in conventional and modified MOD cavities},
  author={Gavin J Pearson and S M Hegarty},
  journal={British Dental Journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={166},
  pages={162-165}
}
One hundred and twenty caries-free molar teeth were stored in saline. Three types of cavities were prepared in these teeth: conventional MOD, parallel-sided MOD with no buccal or lingual extensions, and a slit cavity. Cavity dimensions were recorded. Each group of teeth were restored with either a microfine or conventional composite, used in conjunction with a dentine adhesive. Cusp movement was recorded via two linear variable displacement transducers attached to the cusps. Using dye… CONTINUE READING