Retention of fissure sealants using two different methods of application in teeth with hypomineralised molars (MIH): a 4 year clinical study.

@article{Lygidakis2009RetentionOF,
  title={Retention of fissure sealants using two different methods of application in teeth with hypomineralised molars (MIH): a 4 year clinical study.},
  author={Nick A Lygidakis and Georgios Dimou and Elissavet Stamataki},
  journal={European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={223-6}
}
AIM This was to evaluate the retention rate of fissure sealants applied to MIH molars with occlusal enamel opacities, using two different application methods after 4 years. METHODS 54 children exhibiting molars with MIH aged 6-7 years, participated in the study. SELECTION CRITERIA presence of at least 2 fully erupted caries-free maxillary or mandibular first permanent molars in the opposite sides of the mouth, both with occlusal enamel opacities without breakdown. Following parental consent… CONTINUE READING

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