Hypomineralised second primary molars and prenatal, perinatal and postnatal exposures

HSPM  Molar-Incisor hypomineralisation

This review of adverse health conditions in the prenatal, perinatal and postnatal periods and associations with hypomineralised second primary molars(HSPM) included 14 studies. The findings suggest associations between HSPM and a number of condition but findings should be interpreted cautiously.

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Hypomineralised second primary molars

HSPM  Molar-Incisor hypomineralisation

This review of the the worldwide prevalence of hypomineralised second primary molars (HPSM) includes 37 studies conducted between 1979 and 2020. The findings indicate a HSPM prevalence worldwide of 6.8% (4.98% to 8.86%).

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Class II restorations in primary molars

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This review comparing compare the success rate of five tooth-coloured materials for class II restorations in primary molars included 10 RCTs. No differences in failure rates were seen for composite resin,resin-modified glass ionomer cement or compomers although all included studies were at high risk of bias.

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Hypomineralisation and drugs used during pregnancy and infancy

HSPM  Molar-Incisor hypomineralisation

Manas Dave looks at this systematic review of the association between hypomineralised second primary molars (HSPM) and drug use during pregnancy and the first year of life

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