Sealing of preventively enlarged fissures.

The occlusal fissures of 156 permanent first molars in 63 children, 7--8 years of age, were sealed with a chemically polymerizing material (Delton). Deep and narrow fissures were opened up with a pointed diamond before etching and sealing. The treatment was performed by untrained dental students. The patients were called back for treatment every 6 months. 2… CONTINUE READING