J E Frencken

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Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of caries and lesions treatable through the ART approach in high caries risk schoolchildren in Damascus, Syria
    Dai Taifour
    Regional WHO Demonstration, Training and Research Centre for Oral Health, Damascus, Syria
    Med Princ Pract 12:102-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of self-etch adhesive Class II composite restorations using ART and conventional cavity preparations in primary molars
    Ece Eden
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Ege University, School of Dentistry, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Dent 19:359-63. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis
    Martin A van 't Hof
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences
    Int Dent J 56:345-51. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of ART and traditional amalgam approach in restoring single-surface cavities in posterior teeth of permanent dentitions in school children after 6.3 years
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:207-14. 2007
  5. pmc Biaxial flexural strength of high-viscosity glass-ionomer cements heat-cured with an LED lamp during setting
    Gustavo Fabián Molina
    Department of Dental Materials, Dental Faculty, National University of Cordoba, Maya de la Torre s n, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
    Biomed Res Int 2013:838460. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint [The history and scientific development of atraumatic restorative treatment]
    J E F M Frencken
    Vakgroep Internationale Mondgezondheid van het Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 120:677-81. 2013
  7. pmc The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) strategy in Mexico: two-years follow up of ART sealants and restorations
    Elisa Luengas-Quintero
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P, O Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    BMC Oral Health 13:42. 2013
  8. pmc Effectiveness of two new types of sealants: retention after 2 years
    Xi Chen
    Preventive Department, Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Luoyu Road 237, 430079 Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1443-50. 2012
  9. pmc Minimal intervention dentistry for managing dental caries - a review: report of a FDI task group
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Dent J 62:223-43. 2012
  10. pmc Twenty-five-year atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach: a comprehensive overview
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Philips van Leijdenlaan 25, 6525 AX, Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1337-46. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of caries and lesions treatable through the ART approach in high caries risk schoolchildren in Damascus, Syria
    Dai Taifour
    Regional WHO Demonstration, Training and Research Centre for Oral Health, Damascus, Syria
    Med Princ Pract 12:102-6. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of dentinal lesions treatable through the atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for high caries risk schoolchildren...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of self-etch adhesive Class II composite restorations using ART and conventional cavity preparations in primary molars
    Ece Eden
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Ege University, School of Dentistry, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Dent 19:359-63. 2006
    ..To test the null-hypothesis that there was no difference in the survival percentages of Class II composite restorations in primary teeth produced through either ART or conventional approaches after 2 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis
    Martin A van 't Hof
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences
    Int Dent J 56:345-51. 2006
    ..It is concluded that single-surface ART restorations using high-viscosity glass-ionomer in both primary and permanent dentitions show high survival rates. Medium-viscosity glass-ionomer should not be used for ART restorations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of ART and traditional amalgam approach in restoring single-surface cavities in posterior teeth of permanent dentitions in school children after 6.3 years
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:207-14. 2007
    ..The Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) approach was compared with the traditional amalgam (TA) approach in order to test their appropriateness to complement a preventive and educational school oral health programme in Syria...
  5. pmc Biaxial flexural strength of high-viscosity glass-ionomer cements heat-cured with an LED lamp during setting
    Gustavo Fabián Molina
    Department of Dental Materials, Dental Faculty, National University of Cordoba, Maya de la Torre s n, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
    Biomed Res Int 2013:838460. 2013
    ..The mean BFS value was statistically significantly higher for the EQUIA system and ChemFil Rock than for Fuji 9 Gold Label and Ketac Molar Easymix at all exposure times. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint [The history and scientific development of atraumatic restorative treatment]
    J E F M Frencken
    Vakgroep Internationale Mondgezondheid van het Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 120:677-81. 2013
    ..In developed as well as developing countries, more possibilities have been created with this low-cost treatment to improve the oral health of communities who have previously not had access to adequate care...
  7. pmc The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) strategy in Mexico: two-years follow up of ART sealants and restorations
    Elisa Luengas-Quintero
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P, O Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    BMC Oral Health 13:42. 2013
    ..The objective was to evaluate ART restorations and sealants placed in primary and permanent teeth in schoolchildren from deprived areas over a period of 2 years...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of two new types of sealants: retention after 2 years
    Xi Chen
    Preventive Department, Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Luoyu Road 237, 430079 Wuhan, Hubei, People s Republic of China
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1443-50. 2012
    ..We suggest the use of the modified categorization of partially retained sealants in future studies. It seems not necessary to cure high-viscosity glass-ionomer sealants. The use of glass-carbomer sealants cannot be recommended yet...
  9. pmc Minimal intervention dentistry for managing dental caries - a review: report of a FDI task group
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Dent J 62:223-43. 2012
    ..FDI's policy of reducing the need for restorative therapy by placing an even greater emphasis on caries prevention than is currently done, is therefore, worth pursuing...
  10. pmc Twenty-five-year atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach: a comprehensive overview
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Philips van Leijdenlaan 25, 6525 AX, Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1337-46. 2012
    ..The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach was born 25 years ago in Tanzania. It has evolved into an essential caries management concept for improving quality and access to oral care globally...
  11. pmc Survival of atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) sealants and restorations: a meta-analysis
    Rodrigo G de Amorim
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Science, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
    Clin Oral Investig 16:429-41. 2012
    ..Clinical relevance: ART can safely be used in single-surface cavities in both primary and permanent teeth. ART sealants have a high caries preventive effect...
  12. pmc Caries experience in a child population in a deprived area of Brazil, using ICDAS II
    Rodrigo Guedes de Amorim
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Clin Oral Investig 16:513-20. 2012
    ..Guidelines on analysing data and reporting results should be agreed upon before this system can be used in epidemiological surveys globally...
  13. pmc Survival of ART restorations assessed using selected FDI and modified ART restoration criteria
    Abeer Farag
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Minia University, Minia, Egypt
    Clin Oral Investig 15:409-15. 2011
    ..The null hypothesis was accepted...
  14. pmc Two years survival rate of class II composite resin restorations prepared by ART with and without a chemomechanical caries removal gel in primary molars
    Asli Topaloglu-Ak
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Ege University, School of Dentistry, Izmir, Turkey
    Clin Oral Investig 13:325-32. 2009
    ..4%; ART with Carisolv, 46.0 +/- 3.4%). This hypothesis was accepted. ART with chemomechanical gel might not provide an added benefit increasing the survival percentages of ART class II composite resin restorations in primary teeth...
  15. pmc Utilization of the ART approach in a group of public oral health operators in South Africa: a 5-year longitudinal study
    Steffen Mickenautsch
    Division of Public Oral Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Oral Health 9:10. 2009
    ..However, this change had not resulted in an increase in the REX score in both dentitions...
  16. pmc Impact of Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) on the treatment profile in pilot government dental clinics in Tanzania
    Emil Namakuka Kikwilu
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 65014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Oral Health 9:14. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: ART introduction in pilot government dental clinics raised the number of teeth saved by restorative care. Countrywide introduction of the ART approach in Tanzania is recommended...
  17. doi request reprint The ART approach using glass-ionomers in relation to global oral health care
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dent Mater 26:1-6. 2010
    ..High-viscosity glass-ionomer has become an essential element in public oral healthcare systems, particularly in those operating inadequately...
  18. doi request reprint Clinical and SEM assessment of ART high-viscosity glass-ionomer sealants after 8-13 years in 4 teeth
    J E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent 38:59-64. 2010
    ..This case study aimed to investigate reasons for this...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the the ART approach: highlights and achievements
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Appl Oral Sci 17:78-83. 2009
    ..ART should, therefore, not be considered in isolation and must be part of an evidence-based approach to oral health with a strong foundation based on prevention...
  20. doi request reprint The Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) index: rational and development
    Jo E Frencken
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Dent J 61:117-23. 2011
    ..The CAST index for use in epidemiological surveys is very promising. It should be validated and its reliability and usefulness be tested in different age groups in different countries and cultures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial effect of chlorhexidine- containing glass ionomer cement in vivo: a pilot study
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Caries Res 41:102-7. 2007
    ..01). We conclude that the present pilot study revealed lower microorganism counts in chlorhexidine-containing glass ionomers than in conventional glass ionomers for both affected and infected dentine over a 7-day period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Caries preventive effect of occlusal sealant extension to ART restorations compared with non-extended amalgam restorations
    Jo E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:55-61. 2007
    ..3 years...
  23. ncbi request reprint The correct use of the ART approach
    Jo E Frencken
    Nijmegen International Centre for Oral Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, The Netherlands, Nijmegen
    J Appl Oral Sci 18:1-4. 2010
    ..Adherence to its original description is suggested and two major aspects were addressed: the use of hand instruments only and the use of adhesive materials and systems...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of single-surface ART restorations in the permanent dentition: a meta-analysis
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, University of Nijmegen, College of Dental Sciences, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 83:120-3. 2004
    ..Based on the available data, it appears that there is no difference in survival results between single-surface ART restorations and amalgam restorations in permanent teeth over the first 3 yrs...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART). A special tissue preservative and patient-friendly approach]
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care, Planning and Future Scenarios, Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:218-22. 2003
    ..It can be concluded that the ART approach is beneficial in improving the oral health of many people, not only in developing but also in more advanced countries. The full benefit of the ART-approach is not yet known...
  26. ncbi request reprint Survival of ART and amalgam restorations in permanent teeth of children after 6.3 years
    J E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Radboud University Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 85:622-6. 2006
    ..We concluded that the restorations produced with the ART approach, with high-viscosity glass ionomer, survived longer than those produced with the traditional approach, with amalgam, in the permanent teeth of young children...
  27. doi request reprint Does incomplete caries removal reduce strength of restored teeth?
    M A Hevinga
    College of Dental Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 89:1270-5. 2010
    ..The fracture strength of teeth restored over incomplete caries excavation was significantly reduced, possibly resulting in long-term clinical failure...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and severity of clinical consequences of untreated dentine carious lesions in children from a deprived area of Brazil
    M J Figueiredo
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Caries Res 45:435-42. 2011
    ..The pufa index is an epidemiological tool complementary to existing caries indices aimed to assess dental caries. However, there appears to be no need to include code 'u' nor to score codes 'f' and 'a' separately...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of dental caries in 7-13-yr-old children in Morogoro District, Tanzania, in 1984, 1986, and 1988
    J E Frencken
    Department of Cariology and Endodontology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:2-8. 1990
    ..27 and 0.31 at age 7 to 1.18 at age 13. In general, the caries prevalence observed was low. Children living in naturally fluoridated rural areas had significantly lower caries scores than children in non-fluoridated areas...
  30. ncbi request reprint ART restorations and glass ionomer sealants in Zimbabwe: survival after 3 years
    J E Frencken
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:372-81. 1998
    ..ART has become one of the treatment modalities available to oral health workers in managing dental caries...
  31. doi request reprint Untreated cavitated dentine lesions: impact on children's quality of life
    S C Leal
    Campus Darcy Ribeiro, Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Asa Norte, Brazil
    Caries Res 46:102-6. 2012
    ..90 (95% CI: 1.18-3.06), 6.26 (95% CI: 3.63-10.83), 6.87 (95% CI: 2.75-17.16) and 3.68 (95% CI: 2.12-6.39), respectively. Children's quality of life was negatively influenced by untreated cavitated dentine lesions and their consequences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of caries prevalence in 6- and 12-year-old Dutch children
    G J Truin
    Department of Cariology and Endodontology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:249-52. 1993
    ..From results of the present analysis it appears that after 1983 a halt in the decline of caries prevalence among 6-yr-olds occurred, whereas among 12-yr-olds, the earlier decrease in mean DMFS scores continued in the period 1980-89...
  33. doi request reprint 5-Year survival of ART restorations with and without cavity disinfection
    A Farag
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Minia University, Minia City, Egypt
    J Dent 37:468-74. 2009
    ..The null-hypothesis tested was that there is no difference between the survival of ART restorations with, and without, cavity disinfection among adolescents after 5 years...
  34. ncbi request reprint How effective is ART in the management of dental caries?
    J E Frencken
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27:423-30. 1999
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Can caries fissures be sealed as adequately as sound fissures?
    M A Hevinga
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 87:495-8. 2008
    ..Neither the use of an adhesive nor its intermediate curing influenced the microleakage score and the penetration ability of sealants...
  36. ncbi request reprint Microleakage and sealant penetration in contaminated carious fissures
    M A Hevinga
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent 35:909-14. 2007
    ..The aim of the present in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of an adhesive system on microleakage and sealant penetration depth in carious fissures after different surface contamination circumstances...
  37. ncbi request reprint Compressive strength of two newly developed glass-ionomer materials for use with the Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) approach in class II cavities
    H Koenraads
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, College of Dental Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dent Mater 25:551-6. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint A review of the oral health status in Syria
    N Beiruti
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Dent J 51:7-10. 2001
    ..In Syria, where the prevalence of unmet (caries) treatment needs is high, regular removal of calculus (scaling) for the sake of preventing periodontal pockets should not have a high priority in the oral health services...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an oral health education programme in primary schools in Zimbabwe after 3.5 years
    J E Frencken
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Nijmegen, College of Dental Science, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:253-9. 2001
    ..This increases the number of professionals available and is regarded as an important way forward in improving oral health...
  40. ncbi request reprint Caries prevalence ratios in a Tanzanian child population
    J E Frencken
    Department of Cariology and Endodontology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:227-9. 1989
    ..4) chance of developing caries than boys, and children living in naturally fluoridated (greater than or equal to 0.5 ppm) rural areas having a lower (PR = 0.5) chance of developing caries than those living in urban and rural areas...
  41. ncbi request reprint Caries-inhibiting effect of preventive measures during orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances. A systematic review
    A Derks
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Caries Res 38:413-20. 2004
    ..Many publications had to be excluded from this systematic review because of improper research designs. Future clinical trials are needed to give evidence- based advice on the optimal caries-prevention strategy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patterns of dental anxiety in children after sequential dental visits
    D M de Menezes Abreu
    Department of Global Oral Health, College of Dental Sciences, Radbound University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 12:298-302. 2011
    ..To determine whether gradually exposing Brazilian children to the dental environment would decrease their levels of dental anxiety over a 14.5-month period...
  43. doi request reprint Acceptance and discomfort from atraumatic restorative treatment in secondary school students in Egypt
    A Farag
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Minia University, Minia City, Egypt
    Med Princ Pract 18:26-30. 2009
    ..To assess the level of acceptance and discomfort experienced by secondary school students when undergoing an atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) restoration...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of caries and dental erosion among school children in The Hague from 1996-2005]
    G J Truin
    Afdeling Preventieve en Curatieve Tandheelkunde van het Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 114:335-42. 2007
    ..The research revealed that there was no increase in dental caries or dental erosion among the 6- and 12-year-old school children in The Hague...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison between effectiveness of a low-viscosity glass ionomer and a resin-based glutaraldehyde containing primer in treating dentine hypersensitivity--a 25.2-month evaluation
    R N Polderman
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, Radboud University Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Dent 35:144-9. 2007
    ..The null-hypothesis tested was; there is no difference in effectiveness between a new low-viscosity glass ionomer and a resin-based glutaraldehyde containing primer in treating hypersensitive teeth after 2 years...
  46. ncbi request reprint ART: a minimal intervention approach to manage dental caries
    Jo E Frencken
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dent Update 31:295-8, 301. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the ART approach is beneficial in improving the oral health of many, not only in developing but also in more advanced countries...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison between two glass-ionomer sealants placed using finger pressure (ART approach) and a ball burnisher
    Nabil Beiruti
    WHO Collaborating Center for Oral Health Care Planning and Future Scenarios, Raboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Dent 19:159-62. 2006
    ..To compare in vitro marginal leakage and fissure penetration depth of sealants placed under finger pressure (ART) and a ball burnisher...
  48. ncbi request reprint Atraumatic restorative treatment and dental anxiety in outpatients attending public oral health clinics in South Africa
    Steffen Mickenautsch
    Division of Public Oral Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Dent 67:179-84. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to test the hypotheses that using the atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach results in lower patient anxiety and that lower anxiety leads to higher restoration/extraction ratios...
  49. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial effects and physical properties of glass-ionomer cements containing chlorhexidine for the ART approach
    Yusuke Takahashi
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Dent Mater 22:647-52. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of glass ionomer sealants in newly erupted first molars after 5 years: a pilot study
    Dia Taifour
    Regional WHO Demonstration, Training and Research Centre for Oral Health, Damascus, Syria
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:314-9. 2003
    ..This investigation is part of a larger study amongst eight hundred and thirty-five 6-7-year-old Syrian children...