Therapeutic effect of glass-ionomers: an overview of evidence.

@article{Mickenautsch2011TherapeuticEO,
  title={Therapeutic effect of glass-ionomers: an overview of evidence.},
  author={Steffen Mickenautsch and Gillian Mount and Veerasamy Yengopal},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={10-5; quiz 103}
}
The requirements for an ideal restorative material include adhesion to tooth structure (enamel and dentine) and an ability to withstand the traumas of occlusion. However, some level of an anticaries effect is also desirable. After a long history of glass-ionomer cement (GIC) development, an evidence base in support of the therapeutic effect of GIC, particularly with regard to its anticaries effect, is emerging. This evidence is increasingly presented through systematic reviews of clinical GIC… CONTINUE READING

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