Long-term survival and vitality outcomes of permanent teeth following deep caries treatment with step-wise and partial-caries-removal: A Systematic Review.

@article{Hoefler2016LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term survival and vitality outcomes of permanent teeth following deep caries treatment with step-wise and partial-caries-removal: A Systematic Review.},
  author={Vaughan Hoefler and Hiroko Nagaoka and Craig S. Miller},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={54},
  pages={
          25-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVES A systematic review was performed to compare the long-term survival of deep dentine caries-affected permanent teeth treated with partial-caries-removal (PCR) versus similar teeth treated with stepwise-caries-removal techniques (SWT). DATA Clinical studies investigating long-term PCR and SWT outcomes in unrestored permanent teeth with deep dentine caries were evaluated. Failures were defined as loss of pulp vitality or restorative failures following treatment. SOURCES PubMed, Web… CONTINUE READING
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