Resin infiltration of proximal caries lesions

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9 RCTs were included in this review of resin infiltration for the clinical management of early non-cavitated proximal caries lesions. The findings indicate that resin infiltration when combined with oral hygiene measures was promising and more effective than oral hygiene measures alone.

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Topical fluorides were most consistent in slowing progression of early carious lesions

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Dental caries is a chronic disease that usually progresses slowly. The demineralisation of the tooth seen in the early stages of dental decay are reversible so progression to cavitation can be prevented.  The aim of this review was to appraise the evidence for the efficacy of  nonsurgical caries preventive methods to arrest or reverse the [read the full story…]