The frequency of enamel and dentin caries lesions among elderly Norwegians -

The article describe the distribution of enamel-, dentin-, root- and secondary caries within an elderly population in Northern-Norway.

How do resin composites perform in the long run? -

Restorative dental treatment still lays claim to a large proportion of dentists’ working day. After the phase-out of amalgam as a restorative material, composite resin has become the dominating material of choice among dentists.

Antibacterial fillings. Where are we today? -

Bacterial plaque adheres to resin based restorative materials to a larger extent than many other biomaterials, increasing the risk of secondary caries. Therefore, research has focused on adding antibacterial activity to such materials. One method has been to add soluble disinfectants such as chlorhexidine, benzalconium chloride, triclosan, octenidin, or antioxidants such as epigallocathechin to the […]

Placement and replacement of restorations in primary teeth. -

This practice-based study aimed to record the use of restorative materials, the type of restoration by class, and the reason for and the age of failed restorations in primary teeth by means of a survey of placement and replacement of restorations in 1996 and 2000/2001. Written alternative criteria for placement and replacement of restorations were provided for the participating clinicians.

Reasons for replacement of restorations in permanent teeth in general dental practice -

The analysis of reasons for the replacement of 9,805 amalgam, composite, glass ionomer, resin modified glass ionomer and ‘other’ restorations in permanent teeth in general dental practice.