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J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2011 Dec;11(4):180-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2011.09.008.

Resin-modified glass-ionomer cement (RM-GIC) may provide greater caries preventive effect compared with composite resin, but high-quality studies are needed.

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  • 1Department of Reconstructive Sciences, MC:1615, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA. pendrys@nso1.uchc.edu

Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION:

Caries-preventive effect of resin-modified glass-ionomer cement (RM-GIC) versus composite resin: a quantitative systematic review. Yengopal V, Mickenautsch S. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2011;12(1):5-14.

REVIEWER:

David G. Pendrys, DDS, PhD.

PURPOSE/QUESTION:

Does light-cured resin-modified glass-ionomer cement provide a better caries preventive effect as compared with composite resin?

SOURCE OF FUNDING:

Information not available.

TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN:

Systematic review.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE:

Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence.

STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE:

Grade B: Inconsistent, limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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