sidebar-ad

European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

One-Year Clinical Evaluation of a Glass Carbomer Fissure Sealant, a Preliminary Study

Abstract

Abstract - Glass Carbomer® is a new generation of restorative material developed from glass-ionomer cements with possiblity of gradual mineralization into fluorapatite. The aim of this clinical trial was to investigate the retention of Glass Carbomer® fissure sealant after 12 months, in comparison to a commonly used conventional resin-based sealant. Forty-eight teeth in 24 patients [mean (SD) =8 (2.3) years] with well-delineated fissure morphology were randomly divided into two equal groups and sealed with Bis-GMA resin-based Helioseal F (group A, Ivoclar Vivadent, Liechtenstein) and Glass Carbomer (group B, Glass Carbomer® Sealant, Glass Carbomer Products, Leiden, Netherlands) using the split mouth design. Materials were placed and set according to the manufacturer’s instructions using a polymerization unit Bluephase 16i (Vivadent, Liechtenstein). Complete sealant retentions in both groups were 100% and 75% after 6 and 12 months of clinical service, respectively. There were there were no secondary caries lesions in both groups after 6 months; two new carious lesions were detected in both groups after 12 months. The MannWhitney U test revealed no significant difference between the two groups at both evaluations points (P>0.05). Glass Carbomer® material showed a similar retention rate when compared with a resin-based sealant. Future studies are required to examine the long-term performance of Glass Carbomer® sealants.

KEYWORDS: Glass Carbomer, Fluor-Hydroxyapatite, Bis-GMA resin sealant

Authors

K. Gorseta, D. Glavina, A. Borzabadi-Farahani, R.N.Van Duinen, I. Skrinjaric, R.G. Hill, E. Lynch

Articles from this issue

Title / DOI Access Page Start Page End Purchase
Correction of Bone and Soft Tissue Deformity of the Single Implant in the Aesthetic Zone: A Case Treated with Alveolar Ridge Preservation, Modified Roll Technique and a Digitally Coded Healing Abutment
10.1922/EJPRD_1216Dhima05
no access 51 55 £10.00
Colour Stability of Acrylic Resin Denture Teeth After Immersion in Different Beverages
10.1922/EJPRD_1178Jorge06
no access 56 61 £10.00
The British Society of Prosthodontics Annual Conference 2015
no access 62 63 £10.00
A Hinged Two-Part Partial Denture Used in Conjunction with Severely Tilted T eeth: A Case Report
10.1922/EJPRD_1286Attrill03
no access 64 66 £10.00
One-Year Clinical Evaluation of a Glass Carbomer Fissure Sealant, a Preliminary Study
10.1922/EJPRD_ 1275Gorseta05
no access 67 71 £10.00
BSSPD Annual Conference Apex Hotel, Dundee 14th – 15th April 2014
no access 72 75 £10.00
Effect of Preoxidation on the Bond Strength of Titanium and Porcelain
10.1922/EJPRD_1338Mahale08
no access 76 83 £10.00
Colour Matching of Composite Resin Cements with their Corresponding Try-In Pastes
10.1922/EJPRD_1340Papazoglou05
no access 84 88 £10.00
Evaluation of Cerec Endocrowns: A Preliminary Cohort Study
10.1922/EJPRD_1278Nicolas07
no access 89 95 £10.00
  • free access Free Access
  • no access No Access
  • full access Full Access

Subscriptions