Performance of a glass ionomer luting cement over 5 years in a general practice

William W. Brackett, James E. Metz

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Abstract

Over a 5-year period, 1435 teeth in patients under recall in a general dental practice have received cast restorations luted with a glass ionomer cement. The material has demonstrated an exceptionally low rate of secondary caries, excellent retention of castings, and acceptable compatability with the dental pulp.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume67
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1992

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  • Oral Surgery

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