Chemomechanical caries removal in primary teeth

caries upper arch

This review of the effectiveness of chemomechanical caries removal in primary teeth identified 15 studies with 10 contributing to the quantitative analysis. The findings suggest this approach is less painful but takes longer than traditional approaches.

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Gingival retraction methods and their impact on gingival health?

crown preparation

This review looked at the impact of gingival retraction on periodontal health. Only 10 small studies were available so which no method seems significantly superior the quality of the available evidence is limited.

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Caries removal with a chemo mechanical system effective


10 studies of limited quality were included in this review and they suggest that there is no difference in complete caries removal with chemo-mechanical systems and rotary instruments. While chemo-mechanical removal was less painful, it took longer to carry out.

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