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European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Trends in Material Choice for Direct Restorations by Final Year Students from University College Cork 2004-2009

Abstract

Abstract - Traditionally, undergraduate students in University College Cork (UCC) have been taught to use amalgam as the first choice material for direct restoration of posterior cavities. Since 2005 the use of composite resins has replaced amalgam as the first choice material. An audit was conducted of all direct restorations placed by final year students from UCC from 2004 until 2009. Results showed that over a six year period, final year UCC dental undergraduate students placed proportionately more direct composite resin restorations and significantly fewer amalgam restorations. The need for, and undergraduate exposure to, provision of amalgam restorations may have to be revisited.

KEY WORDS: Amalgam, Composite Resin, Undergraduates

Authors

C.O. O’ Sullivan, G.J. McKenna, F.M. Burke

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