Glass ionomer cements as fissure sealing materials: yes or no?: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Alirezaei2018GlassIC,
  title={Glass ionomer cements as fissure sealing materials: yes or no?: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mehrnoush Alirezaei and Ali Bagherian and Alireza Sarraf Shirazi},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2018},
  volume={149 7},
  pages={
          640-649.e9
        }
}

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