Antibacterial effects of cavity lining: limited evidence available

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This review of cavity liners retrieved 14 trials (11 RCTs). The available evidence was limited but some liners seem more suitable to achieve sterile cavities or reduce bacterial numbers than others.

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No evidence to support or disprove the effectiveness of antibacterial agents in composite into fillings to prevent further caries

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This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2009.  The aim of the review was to assess the effects of antibacterial agents incorporated into composite restorations for the prevention of dental caries. Searches were conducted in the Cochrane Oral Health Group’s Trials Register the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) Medline, [read the full story…]