Contemporary Materials I−2 (2010)

Contemporary Materials I−2 (2010)     Page 175 of 178

UDK 616.314−002


J. Vojinović,* S. Čupić, Đ. Mirjanić, S. Sukara, O. Dolić, M. Obradović

University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Medicine, Save Mrkalja 14, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, B&H


In this pa­per we ha­ve com­pa­red cli­ni­cal re­sults af­ter re­mi­ne­ra­li­za­ti­on pro­ce­du­res with glass iono­mer ce­ments (GIC) and clas­si­cal tre­at­ment with pro­fes­si­o­nal to­pi­cal flu­o­ri­de ap­pli­ca­ti­on. In young chil­dren aged 12 to 30 months 45 whi­te spot le­si­ons we­re co­ve­red with GIC and glass iono­mer bond (Fu­ji II LC, Fi­ji Bond LC GC Ja­pan), whi­le 35 we­re tre­a­ted to­pi­cally with flu­o­ri­de twi­ce a we­ek, as a con­trol gro­up. Both gro­ups we­re in­clu­ded in the sa­me pro­gram of oral he­alth edu­ca­ti­on, with the sa­me me­a­su­res for cle­a­ning the te­eth re­com­men­ded.

Af­ter two months of mo­ni­to­ring, the re­sults in­di­ca­te com­ple­te ab­sen­ce of ca­vi­ti­es in ex­pe­ri­men­tal, and 17 (48%) in con­trol gro­up. The­se ca­vi­ti­es had to be furt­her re­sto­red with GIC.

This re­se­arch in­di­ca­tes a hig­her ra­te of sa­fe­ness when early ca­ri­es le­si­ons are pro­tec­ted with GIC.

Keywords: early child­ho­od ca­ri­es, whi­te spots, glass iono­mer ce­ments, re­sto­ra­ti­on of pri­mary te­eth.


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