Reasons for placement and replacement of restorations of direct restorative materials by a selected group of practitioners in the United Kingdom.

@article{Wilson1997ReasonsFP,
  title={Reasons for placement and replacement of restorations of direct restorative materials by a selected group of practitioners in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Nairn H F Wilson and Frederick James Trevor Burke and Ivar Andreas Mj{\"o}r},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={245-8}
}
This article reports the findings of a study on reasons for the placement and replacement of direct restorations in general dental practice in the United Kingdom. Twenty-two selected practitioners recorded information pertaining to up to 250 consecutive direct restorations placed by themselves during a 6-week period. From data derived from 2,379 restorations, it was found that about 60% of restorative practice in the United Kingdom may be found to comprise the replacement of existing… CONTINUE READING