pit and fissure sealants

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Summary: Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.

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  1. ncbi Evidence-based clinical recommendations for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants: a report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs
    Jean Beauchamp
    American Dental Association, Chicago, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:257-68. 2008
  2. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:171-7. 2008
  3. ncbi The use of pit and fissure sealants
    Robert J Feigal
    School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:415-22. 2002
  4. ncbi Changing clinicians' behavior: a randomized controlled trial of fees and education
    J E Clarkson
    University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    J Dent Res 87:640-4. 2008
  5. pmc Use of caries-preventive agents in children: findings from the dental practice-based research network
    J L Riley
    Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:351-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of sealants produced with altered glass-ionomer materials, after 2 years
    X Chen
    Preventive Department, Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, PR China
    Dent Mater 28:554-60. 2012
  7. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants: review of literature and application technique
    F Bromo
    University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 60:529-41. 2011
  8. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of glass ionomer and resin-based fissure sealants on permanent teeth: a meta analysis
    Veerasamy Yengopal
    Division of Public Oral Health, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Houghton, South Africa
    J Oral Sci 51:373-82. 2009
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi Caries prevalence of permanent teeth: a national survey of children in Iceland using ICDAS
    Helga Agustsdottir
    Ministry of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:299-309. 2010

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  1. ncbi Evidence-based clinical recommendations for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants: a report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs
    Jean Beauchamp
    American Dental Association, Chicago, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:257-68. 2008
    ..glass ionomer cement sealants in terms of retention or caries prevention? Are there any techniques that could improve sealants' retention and effectiveness in caries prevention?..
  2. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:171-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the evidence for sealants as a means to prevent caries in children and adolescents and, in the presence of suitable supporting evidence, to develop a protocol for the application of sealants...
  3. ncbi The use of pit and fissure sealants
    Robert J Feigal
    School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:415-22. 2002
    ..In addition, newest material advancements are reviewed to establish the next step in sealant improvement for young patients...
  4. ncbi Changing clinicians' behavior: a randomized controlled trial of fees and education
    J E Clarkson
    University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    J Dent Res 87:640-4. 2008
    ..Fee only' was the most cost-effective intervention. The study contributes to the incentives in health care provision debate, and led to the introduction of a direct fee for this treatment...
  5. pmc Use of caries-preventive agents in children: findings from the dental practice-based research network
    J L Riley
    Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:351-9. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to characterise the use of specific caries-preventive agents for paediatric patients in a large multi-region sample of practising clinicians...
  6. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of sealants produced with altered glass-ionomer materials, after 2 years
    X Chen
    Preventive Department, Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, PR China
    Dent Mater 28:554-60. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants: review of literature and application technique
    F Bromo
    University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 60:529-41. 2011
    ..Observing an operative protocol will ensure a longer lasting retention of the sealant on the occlusal surface and subsequently prolongs the protection against caries...
  8. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of glass ionomer and resin-based fissure sealants on permanent teeth: a meta analysis
    Veerasamy Yengopal
    Division of Public Oral Health, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Houghton, South Africa
    J Oral Sci 51:373-82. 2009
    ..Thus, both materials appear equally suitable for clinical application as a fissure sealant material...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi Caries prevalence of permanent teeth: a national survey of children in Iceland using ICDAS
    Helga Agustsdottir
    Ministry of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:299-309. 2010
    ..The Icelandic Oral Health Survey aimed to obtain new national data on the oral health of Icelandic children and teenagers...
  11. ncbi Resin-modified glass-ionomer cements versus resin-based materials as fissure sealants: a meta-analysis of clinical trials
    V Yengopal
    Division of Public Oral Health, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Rd, Parktown Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 11:18-25. 2010
    ..To appraise quantitatively current evidence regarding the caries-preventing effect of resin-modified glass-ionomer cement (RM-GIC) fissure sealants in comparison to that of resin-based fissure sealants...
  12. ncbi Bonding agent underneath sealant: shear bond strength to oil-contaminated
    Maria Cristina Borsatto
    Department of Pediatric Clinics, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Ribeirao Preto Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 21:50-4. 2010
    ..91). It may be concluded that the oil contamination affected negatively the sealant bonding to enamel and the acetone-based adhesive system (PB) layer applied underneath the sealant was able to prevent its deleterious effects to adhesion...
  13. ncbi Caries-preventive efficacy and retention of a resin-modified glass ionomer cement and a resin-based fissure sealant: a 3-year split-mouth randomised clinical trial
    Wagner Baseggio
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Endodontics and Dental Materials, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Brazil
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:261-8. 2010
    ..This prospective clinical trial compared the retention rate and caries-preventive efficacy of two types of sealant modalities over a 3-year period...
  14. ncbi A 24-month study comparing sealant and fluoride varnish in caries reduction on different permanent first molar surfaces
    M Bravo
    Departamento de Odontologia Preventiva, Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Public Health Dent 57:184-6. 1997
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the separate effects of dental sealants and fluoride varnish on dental caries in fissured and nonfissured surfaces of permanent first molars...
  15. ncbi The success rates of a glass ionomer cement and a resin-based fissure sealant placed by fifth-year undergraduate dental students
    T Ulusu
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, University of Gazi, Faculty of Dentistry, 8 Cadde 82 Sokak 06510 Emek Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 13:94-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate retention and caries prevention of a glass-ionomer cement (GIC) and a resin-based fissure sealant placed by fifth-year undergraduate dental students...
  16. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants: results at five and ten years
    F Albani
    Department of Periodontology, University of L Aquila, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 6:61-5. 2005
    ..This was to evaluate the efficacy of pit and fissure sealant (FS) using two different application techniques for caries prevention assessed at five and ten years...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of resin based and glass ionomer based sealants placed with or without tooth preparation-a two year clinical trial
    Vineet Dhar
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Dent 34:46-50. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the two year clinical performance of two fissure sealants, placed with and without tooth preparation...
  18. ncbi Twenty-four month clinical evaluation of fissure sealants on partially erupted permanent first molars: glass ionomer versus resin-based sealant
    Sibel A Antonson
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo, N Y 14214, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:115-22. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a study to compare the retention, marginal staining and cariostatic properties of a glass ionomer sealant with those of a resin-based sealant during a 24-month period...
  19. ncbi The implementation and preliminary evaluation of an ART strategy in Mexico: a country example
    Vera Heriberto Hermosillo
    Ministry of Health, Mexico
    J Appl Oral Sci 17:114-21. 2009
    ..This included the development of training materials, the organization of training courses for existing dentists and the incorporation of ART into the undergraduate curriculum...
  20. ncbi Improved sealant retention with bonding agents: a clinical study of two-bottle and single-bottle systems
    R J Feigal
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1078, USA
    J Dent Res 79:1850-6. 2000
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  21. ncbi In situ evaluation of the remineralizing capacity of pit and fissure sealants containing amorphous calcium phosphate and/or fluoride
    Kélio Garcia Silva
    Post graduation Program in Pediatric Dentistry, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Araçatuba Dental School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:11-8. 2010
    This in situ study evaluated the remineralizing potential of pit and fissure sealants containing amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) and/or fluoride in artificially induced carious lesions on smooth enamel surfaces.
  22. ncbi Caries risk in formerly sealed teeth
    Susan O Griffin
    Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:415-23. 2009
    ..The authors examined the risk of caries development in teeth with partially or fully lost sealant (formerly sealed [FS] teeth) relative to the risk in teeth that never have received sealants (never-sealed [NS] teeth)...
  23. ncbi Sealants and dental caries: dentists' perspectives on evidence-based recommendations
    Marisol Tellez
    Dental Public Health Sciences, Maurice H Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1033-40. 2011
    ..The authors conducted a study to survey the perspectives of dentists regarding the 2010 American Dental Association (ADA) recommendation to seal non-cavitated carious lesions (NCCLs) in children and young adults...
  24. pmc Prevalence of sealants in relation to dental caries on the permanent molars of 12 and 15-year-old Greek adolescents. A national pathfinder survey
    Constantine J Oulis
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry Dental School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 11:100. 2011
    ..In order to plan and establish a national preventive program with sealants in a community, it is mandatory to know the epidemiological pattern of caries along with other variables influencing their use and effectiveness...
  25. ncbi The decline in dental caries among children of different ages in Korea, 2000-2006
    Dong Hun Han
    Department of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Int Dent J 60:329-35. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of dental caries in Korean children with time after the introduction of the nationwide public oral health programme...
  26. pmc Use of caries prevention services in the Northwest PRECEDENT dental network
    J Ferracane
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:69-78. 2011
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  27. ncbi Clinicians' preventive strategies for children and adolescents identified as at high risk of developing caries
    Roxana Sarmadi
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Public Dental Health, Uppsala County Council, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 21:167-74. 2011
    ..Clinicians handle diagnosis and treatment planning of caries in different ways, and the underlying factors leading to management of risk and choice of treatment strategies are poorly understood...
  28. ncbi Effect of ozone pretreatment on the microleakage of pit and fissure sealants
    S Burcak Cehreli
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baskent University Faculty of Dentistry, Behcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 35:187-90. 2010
    This study investigated the effect of ozone pretreatment on the microleakage and marginal integrity of pit and fissure sealants placed with or without a self-etch 6th generation adhesive.
  29. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants versus fluoride varnishes for preventing dental decay in children and adolescents
    Anne Hiiri
    The Finnish Dental Society Apollonia, Bulevardi 30 B 5, Helsinki, Finland, FI 00120
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003067. 2010
    ..OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of pit and fissure sealants with fluoride varnishes in the prevention of dental decay on occlusal surfaces...
  30. ncbi Retention of resin-based pit and fissure sealants: A systematic review
    Michele Muller-Bolla
    Dental Public Health Department, LASIO, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:321-36. 2006
    ..If using a rubber dam did not affect retention of auto-polymerized RBSs, it did for fluoride-containing light-cured RBSs (RR = 2.03, 95% CI: 1.51-2.73)...
  31. ncbi The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions
    S O Griffin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health Surveillance, Investigations, and Research Branch, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    J Dent Res 87:169-74. 2008
    ..Despite variation among studies in design and conduct, sensitivity analysis found the effect to be consistent in size and direction. Sealing non-cavitated caries in permanent teeth is effective in reducing caries progression...
  32. ncbi The International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS): an integrated system for measuring dental caries
    A I Ismail
    Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1978, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:170-8. 2007
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  33. ncbi Pit and fissure sealants in high-caries-risk individuals
    J A Weintraub
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, 94143 1361, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1084-90. 2001
    ..Sealants are more effective in preventing further caries and providing cost savings in a shorter time span if placed in children who have high rather than low caries risk...
  34. ncbi In vitro testing of all-in-one adhesives as fissure sealants
    Minoru Hori
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, North 13, West 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8586, Hokkaido, Japan
    Am J Dent 17:177-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy of all-in-one adhesives as fissure sealants...
  35. ncbi Microleakage and penetration depth of three types of materials in fissure sealant: self-etching primer vs etching: an in vitro study
    D Gillet
    Odontologic Research Laboratory, Bordeaux Dental School, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, France
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:175-8. 2002
    ..It is concluded that for prevention by sealing, using a flowable ceromer (Tetric Flow) with the self-etching (Prompt), is a really good technique...
  36. ncbi Community effectiveness of fissure sealants and the effect of fluoridated water consumption
    J M Armfield
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Community Dent Health 24:4-11. 2007
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of fissure sealants in a community-based programme and the relationship between fissure sealants effectiveness and exposure to fluoridated water...
  37. ncbi Microtensile bond strength to ground enamel by glass-ionomers, resin-modified glass-ionomers, and resin composites used as pit and fissure sealants
    Federica Papacchini
    Department of Dental Materials, University of Siena, Policlinico Viale Bracci, Siena 53100, Italy
    J Dent 33:459-67. 2005
    To measure the microtensile bond strength to ground enamel of different types of materials used as pit and fissure sealants in combination with different substrate conditioners.
  38. ncbi Pit and fissure sealant: review of the literature
    Richard J Simonsen
    Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Mesa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:393-414. 2002
    ..This paper reviewed the literature on pit and fissure sealants under the following subheadings: (1) laboratory studies, (2) clinical technique and tooth preparation, (3)..
  39. ncbi Risk assessment criteria applied to a screening exam: implications for improving the efficiency of a sealant program
    Rachel L Badovinac
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:203-8. 2005
    ..The ability to identify high-risk children would be useful in the rational allocation of limited public health resources, such as the application of sealants...
  40. ncbi Caries-preventive effect of a one-time application of composite resin and glass ionomer sealants after 5 years
    N Beiruti
    Regional WHO Demonstration, Training and Research Centre for Oral Health, Damascus, Syria
    Caries Res 40:52-9. 2006
    ..A well-designed clinical trial using different types of oral health personnel should be implemented to confirm these initial results...
  41. ncbi Sealant and fluoride varnish in caries: a randomized trial
    M Bravo
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Campus de Cartuja s n, University of Granada, E 18071 Granada, Spain
    J Dent Res 84:1138-43. 2005
    ..4% (SE = 8.5%) for sealants vs. control and 27.3% (SE = 10.2%) for varnish vs. control. Furthermore, the varnish program was not effective during the discontinuation period...
  42. ncbi Assessment of retention rates and clinical benefits of a community sealant program
    Carlos Dorantes
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima, Washington, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:212-6. 2005
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  43. ncbi A two-year clinical evaluation of pit and fissure sealants placed with and without air abrasion pretreatment in teenagers
    A Ruya Yazici
    Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:1401-5. 2006
    Long-term retention of pit and fissure sealants is essential for their success. The aim of this study was to compare the retention rates of sealants placed with acid-etching and air abrasion followed by acid etching.
  44. ncbi ART restorations and sealants placed in Chinese school children--results after three years
    C J Holmgren
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:314-20. 2000
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  45. ncbi Risk indicators and risk predictors of dental caries in schoolchildren
    Elaine Pereira da Silva Tagliaferro
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 16:408-13. 2008
    ..68) and mothers' educational level up to 8 years of schooling (OR=2.87). Clinical and socioeconomic variables were found to be risk indicators and/or predictors of dental caries in schoolchildren...
  46. ncbi Estrogenicity of fissure sealants and adhesive resins determined by reporter gene assay
    H Tarumi
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Japan
    J Dent Res 79:1838-43. 2000
    ..This suggests that the estrogenicity of the two proprietary sealants was associated with BPA-DMA rather than with BPA...
  47. ncbi Retention and effectiveness of fissure sealants in Kuwaiti school children
    R Francis
    School Oral Health Programme, Kuwait Forsyth, Kuwait
    Community Dent Health 25:211-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the retention and effectiveness of fissure sealants in permanent first molars in a public programme...
  48. ncbi Bisphenol A blood and saliva levels prior to and after dental sealant placement in adults
    Joyce M Zimmerman-Downs
    College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    J Dent Hyg 84:145-50. 2010
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  49. ncbi Preventing dental caries through school-based sealant programs: updated recommendations and reviews of evidence
    Barbara F Gooch
    Division of Oral Health Surveillance, Investigations, and Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F10, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1356-65. 2009
    ..The work group also identified topics for which additional evidence review was needed...
  50. ncbi Fissure sealant retention and caries development after resealing on first permanent molars of children with low, moderate and high caries risk
    C J Oulis
    Dept of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece Email
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:211-7. 2009
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  51. ncbi The decline in dental caries among 12-year-old children in Germany between 1994 and 2000
    Klaus Pieper
    Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Community Dent Health 21:199-206. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of dental caries in 12-year-old-children in 11 of the 16 German Federal States over time following the introduction of intensive preventive measures...
  52. ncbi Prevention. Part 8: The use of pit and fissure sealants in preventing caries in the permanent dentition of children
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br Dent J 195:375-8. 2003
    This paper reviews evidence concerning the use of pit and fissure sealants in preventing caries in the permanent dentition of children...
  53. ncbi The use of pit and fissure sealants
    Robert J Feigal
    Department of Preventive Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:143-50; discussion 192-8. 2006
    ..In addition, newest material advancements are reviewed to establish the next step in sealant improvement for young patients...
  54. ncbi Relationship between caries prevalence and fissure sealants among 12-year-old German children at three educational strata
    Bodo Klemme
    Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltungskunde, Universitat Heidelberg
    Soz Praventivmed 49:344-51. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between caries prevalence and fissure sealants among 12-year-old German children at three educational levels...
  55. ncbi Success with pit and fissure sealants
    Howard E Strassler
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dent Today 24:124, 126-30, 132-3; quiz 133, 140. 2005
  56. ncbi Evaluation of a community fissure sealant programme in County Meath, Ireland
    C A Parnell
    North Eastern Health Board, Dental Clinic, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Community Dent Health 20:146-52. 2003
    ..The fissure sealant programme forms part of the school dental service aimed at children in first class (age group 6-7 years)...
  57. ncbi Reasons for the caries decline in Slovenia
    V Vrbic
    Division of Dental Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:126-32. 2000
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  58. ncbi Long-term evaluation of a fissure sealing programme in Public Dental Service clinics in Sweden
    L K Wendt
    Department of Preventive Dental Care, Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education, , Sweden
    Swed Dent J 25:61-5. 2001
    ..This long-term retrospective study indicates that a structured fissure sealing programme is of great benefit for oral health...
  59. ncbi Comparison of the effectiveness of fissure sealants in Finland, Sweden, and Greece
    Kaja Leskinen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Cariology and Endodontics, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:65-72. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of sealant treatment in preventing dental restorations due to caries in a practice-based research network in Finland, Sweden, and Greece...
  60. ncbi Frequency and distribution patterns of sealants among 15-year-olds in Denmark in 2003
    K R Ekstrand
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Dental Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Community Dent Health 24:26-30. 2007
    ..To provide information on the frequency and distribution patterns of sealants in the Public Dental Health Service for Children (PDHSC) in Denmark. A further aim was to determine whether there was a correlation between DMF-S and sealants...
  61. ncbi EAPD guidelines for the use of pit and fissure sealants
    R Welbury
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 5:179-84. 2004
  62. ncbi Comparative evaluation of the marginal sealing ability of Fuji VII and Concise as pit and fissure sealants
    Mahadevan Ganesh
    Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Science, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    J Contemp Dent Pract 8:10-8. 2007
    ..Motivated by the role of pit and fissure sealants in caries prevention, the aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of Fuji VII glass ionomer sealant ..
  63. ncbi Four-year cost-utility analyses of sealed and nonsealed first permanent molars in Iowa Medicaid-enrolled children
    Patita Bhuridej
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Public Health Dent 67:191-8. 2007
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  64. ncbi Clinical evaluation of three different materials used as pit and fissure sealant: 24-months results
    Vanessa Pardi
    Department of Community Dentistry, Dentistry College, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 29:133-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that flowable resin composite had a satisfactory retention after this period of evaluation and all three materials were effective on occlusal caries prevention...
  65. ncbi Attitudes, knowledge and utilization of fissure sealants among Greek dentists: a national survey
    M Michalaki
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 11:287-93. 2010
    ..This was to evaluate the attitudes and knowledge of Greek Dentists concerning fissure sealants (FS) and other preventive measurements, together with the extent and the reasons for using or not using FS in their clinical practice...
  66. ncbi The economics of pit and fissure sealants in preventive dentistry: a review
    Dinah H Kitchens
    School of Dentistry at the University of Louisville, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:95-103. 2005
    ..is usually considered to be community fluoridated water supplies, professional fluoride treatments, and pit and fissure sealants. While community fluoridated water supplies have been proven to be cost-effective, the cost-effectiveness ..
  67. ncbi Microleakage of a universal adhesive used as a fissure sealant
    R H Grande
    Departamento de Materiais Dentários, Faculdade de Odontologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Dent 11:109-13. 1998
    ..To evaluate the microleakage of a universal hydrophilic adhesive (OptiBond dual-cure) by itself as a pit and fissure sealant compared to that of an ionomeric product (VariGlass) and two hydrophobic sealants (Delton and Fluroshield)...
  68. ncbi Traditional preventive treatment options
    C Longbottom
    Dental Health Services and Research Unit, University of Dundee, UK
    Monogr Oral Sci 21:149-55. 2009
    ..These include: oral hygiene (instruction), pit and fissure sealants ('temporary' or 'permanent'), fluoride applications (patient- or professionally applied), dietary ..
  69. ncbi Retention and penetration of a conventional resin-based sealant and a photochromatic flowable composite resin placed on occlusal pits and fissures
    F G Aguilar
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 25:169-73. 2007
    ..After thermal and chemical cycling, the materials did not differ with respect to retention, except for immersion in acetic acid. In this case, Tetric Flow Chroma presented greater retention than Fluoroshield...
  70. ncbi Microleakage and bond strength of sealant to primary enamel comparing air abrasion and acid etch techniques
    Lisa A Knobloch
    Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus 43210, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:463-9. 2005
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  71. ncbi Influence of the application time on the penetration of different dental adhesives and a fissure sealant into artificial subsurface lesions in bovine enamel
    Hendrik Meyer-Lueckel
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University School of Dental Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Assmannshauserstr 4 6, 14197 Berlin, Germany
    Dent Mater 22:22-8. 2006
    ..Sealing of approximal enamel lesions by infiltration with low viscous resins seems to be a promising approach in non-operative dentistry and should bear advantages compared to remineralization or invasive treatment...
  72. ncbi Sealant and composite bond strength to enamel with antibacterial/self-etching adhesives
    N Eminkahyagil
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Paediatr Dent 15:274-81. 2005
    ..The enamel in pits and fissures undergoing preventive or ultraconservative resin restorations may be affected by secondary caries. An antibacterial adhesive bond may be a useful choice to prevent and reduce demineralization...
  73. ncbi Comparison of visual inspection, radiographic examination, laser fluorescence and their combinations on treatment decisions for occlusal surfaces
    Fabiano Bassalobre Valera
    Bauru Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Dent 21:25-9. 2008
    ..To compare visual inspection (VI), radiographic examination (RX) and the laser fluorescence device DIAGNOdent (L), as well as their combinations in vitro regarding treatment decisions for occlusal surfaces...
  74. ncbi Preventive resin restorations and sealants in light of current evidence
    Richard J Simonsen
    Restorative Dentistry, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 49:815-23, vii. 2005
    ..The amount of tooth structure removal necessary for Class I Black preparation, which requires sufficient depth of amalgam and extension for prevention, is an unacceptable treatment when minimally-invasive options are available...
  75. ncbi Fluoride-releasing capacity and cariostatic effect provided by sealants
    Maristela Maia Lobo
    Cariology Area, Piracicaba School of Dentistry, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Oral Sci 47:35-41. 2005
    ..05), and lower levels of demineralization (P < 0.05) than groups 3 and 4. Group 3 exhibited reduced demineralization on unsealed enamel and provided fluoride uptake in a distant enamel area, while group 4 did not...
  76. ncbi Marginal microleakage of a sealant applied to permanent enamel: evaluation of 3 application protocols
    Marie Eve Asselin
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:29-33. 2008
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  77. ncbi Pit and fissure sealing. Bonding of bulk-cured, low-filled, light-curing resins to bacteria-contaminated uncut enamel in high c-factor cavities
    Franklin R Tay
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Dent 18:28-36. 2005
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  78. ncbi Effectiveness of primer and bond in sealant retention and caries prevention
    Ana Karina Mascarenhas
    Division of Dental Public Health, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:25-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this clinical trial was to test the use of a primer and bonding agent to increase the retention of a fissuresealant in a group of Kuwaiti children...
  79. ncbi Microleakage and sealant penetration using a vibrating probe
    Yumiko Hosoya
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Nagasaki University School of Dentistry, Japan
    Am J Dent 17:427-32. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of a vibrating probe on sealant penetration into pits and fissures...
  80. ncbi Minimally invasive dentistry: bond strength of different sealant and filling materials to enamel
    Roberta C B Alonso
    FOP UNICAMP, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Avenida Limeira 901 Areião 13414 018 Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    Oral Health Prev Dent 3:87-95. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the shear bond strength of different sealant and filling materials, used in minimally invasive dentistry, to human enamel...
  81. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a one-step conditioning agent in fissure sealant placement: 12 month results
    L Burbridge
    Dept Paediatric Dentistry, Edinburgh Dental Institute, Scotland
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 8:49-54. 2007
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  82. ncbi 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...
  83. ncbi Clinical evaluation of FUJI VII sealant material
    M Ganesh
    Dept of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 31:52-7. 2006
    ..Results demonstrated that there was no difference in the performance of the materials in primary and permanent teeth...
  84. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a one-step conditioning agent in sealant placement: 6-month results
    L Burbridge
    Edinburgh Dental Institute, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Paediatr Dent 16:424-30. 2006
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  85. ncbi Resin-modified glass ionomer cement and a resin-based material as occlusal sealants: a longitudinal clinical performance
    Fabiana Sodré de Oliveira
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School of Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Brazil
    J Dent Child (Chic) 75:134-43. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare retention, effectiveness in caries prevention and superficial characteristics in 2 different materials used as an occlusal sealant...
  86. ncbi Increasing the longevity of restorations by minimal intervention: a two-year clinical trial
    Gustavo Moncada
    Operative Dentistry Department, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Oper Dent 33:258-64. 2008
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  87. ncbi Effect of new generation surface sealants on the marginal permeability of Class V resin composite restorations
    Barry M Owens
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry, Memphis, USA
    Oper Dent 31:481-8. 2006
    ..According to the Wicoxon signed-rank test, significantly greater leakage was revealed at the apical margins compared to the enamel margins of the material groups...
  88. ncbi The use of glass ionomers as a chemical treatment for caries
    Douglas A Young
    Department of Diagnosis and Management, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 18:248-50. 2006
  89. ncbi Bond strength of 4 sealants using conventional etch and a self-etching primer
    Maha Al-Sarheed
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:37-41. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine and compare the shear bond strength of 4 fissure sealant systems (Dyract Seal, Concise, Visio-Seal, Helioseal) to enamel using conventional etch and self-etching primer (Prompt-L-Pop)...
  90. ncbi Compomer as a pit and fissure sealant: effectiveness and retention after 24 months
    Regina M Puppin-Rontani
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:31-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and retention of occlusal sealing using FluroShield or Compoglass...
  91. ncbi Clinical evaluation of sealants and preventive resin restorations in a group of environmentally homogeneous children
    Predrag Charles Lekic
    Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:15-9. 2006
    b>Pit and fissure sealants reduce occlusal caries when proper patient selection and application techniques are followed. To increase retention rate of sealants over time, good adaptation and deep sealant penetration are important...
  92. ncbi Effects of composite fissure sealants on IR laser fluorescence measurements
    Felix Krause
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Bonn, Bonn 53111, Germany
    Lasers Med Sci 23:133-9. 2008
    ..05). All values were reproducible. The study indicates that it might be possible to monitor caries activity under clear or nanofilled fissure sealants by means of laser fluorescence...
  93. ncbi Shear bond strength of pit-and-fissure sealants to saliva-contaminated and noncontaminated enamel
    Juliana Machado Barroso
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Dent Child (Chic) 72:95-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the shear bond strength of 2 resin-based pit-and-fissure sealants--Clinpro and Fluroshield--to saliva-contaminated and noncontaminated enamel...
  94. ncbi Clinical evaluation of three fissure sealants: 24 month follow-up
    W Dukic
    Dept Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 8:163-6. 2007
    ..This was to compare 3 different materials for fissure sealing (FS) after clinical use during the 24 month period and to assess the use of flowable composite resins in combination with dentine adhesives as sealing materials...
  95. ncbi A field trial of resin-based and glass-ionomer fissure sealants: clinical and radiographic assessment of caries
    S Poulsen
    Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:36-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to provide further data for comparison of retention and caries-preventive effect of a resin-based sealant (Delton, and a glass-ionomer sealant (Fuji III)...
  96. ncbi Effects of a glass-ionomer cement on the remineralization of occlusal caries--an in situ study
    Mônica Tostes Amaral
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Braz Oral Res 20:91-6. 2006
    ..It was concluded that sealing with the glass ionomer cement Fuji IX was capable of making the enamel of pits and fissures more resistant by increasing the value of Knoop hardness...
  97. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a flowable resin composite and flowable compomer for preventive resin restorations
    Man Qin
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    Oper Dent 30:580-7. 2005
    ..The repair should be performed immediately, in case the preventive resin restoration develops a fracture or loss...
  98. ncbi Noninvasive pit and fissure sealing: microtensile bond strength to intact bovine enamel of different pit and fissure sealants in a simplified fissure model
    Federica Papacchini
    Department of Dental Materials and Restorative Dentistry, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte Viale Bracci, Siena, Italy
    J Adhes Dent 8:375-80. 2006
    To measure the microtensile bond strength of different pit and fissure sealants in a simplified fissure model.
  99. ncbi Control of occlusal caries in the first permanent molars by oral hygiene
    P Arrow
    Dental Services, Health Department of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:278-83. 1997
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  100. ncbi Assessing microleakage in resin composite restorations rebonded with a surface sealant and three low-viscosity resin systems
    Renata Pereira Ramos
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Ribeirao Preto School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Av do Cafe, s n Monte Alegre CEP 14040 904, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Quintessence Int 33:450-6. 2002
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  101. ncbi Preservation-based approaches to restore posterior teeth with amalgam, resin or a combination of materials
    Ziad D Baghdadi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Damascus University School of Dentistry, Syria
    Am J Dent 15:54-65. 2002
    ..Researched evidence contradicts the notion of "extension for prevention" in favor of maintaining sound tooth structure which would translate into more patients with healthy dentitions for entire lifetimes...

Research Grants31

  1. Effect of bisphenol A exposure on mammary stem cell function and transformation
    Luzhe Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Training Oral Hygiene Habits with a Game
    DOV JACOBSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This misery can be prevented with a toothbrush - if good skills and motivation are taught. Some parents do not teach these. Can children learn them from a videogame? ..
  3. STRATEGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL CARIES IN CHILDREN
    R Rozier; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Further analyses will consider a "dose-response" effect resulting from number of sealants and an adjustment for potential selection bias in the providers' clinical decisions concerning sealant...
  4. USE OF DENTAL SEALANTS; A DIFFUSION OF AN INNOVATION
    Corinne Miller; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The survey instrument will be pretested and the interview conducted by trained interviewers. Any reports or papers will present grouped data. No individuals will be identified...
  5. SEALANTS HAVING REDUCED LEVELS OF EXTRACTABLE ORGANICS
    FRANCIS KEOHAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Other potential product areas include cements for underwater repair, ceramic bonding and medical equipment applications. ..
  6. Optically enhanced dental sealants to indicate placement and material condition
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] 3) An optically doped sealant combines the efficacy advantages of a clear sealant with the visibility advantages of an opaque sealant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  8. Longitudinal Study of Fluoride, Diet, Caries & Fluorosis
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..As studies involving recruitment and successful retention of a cohort from birth are extremely rare, the Iowa Fluoride Study offers a unique opportunity to study these relationships in unprecedented detail. ..
  9. Association between oral health of mothers and their children
    CLEMENCIA VARGAS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. CONTROLLED-RELEASE SEALANT TO PREVENT SECONDARY CARIES
    Kenneth Anusavice; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..mutans, site specific levels of S. mutans at the margins of amalgam and composite restorations, and the width of marginal crevices adjacent to amalgam and composite restorations). ..
  13. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  14. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. ORAL CONDITIONS AND SYSTEMIC HEALTH OUTCOMES
    Raul Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  16. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  18. Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste Water
    James Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hypothesis: Element mercury released in DWW is converted to Hg(lI) and then in more limited amounts to methyl-mercury by specific biofilm bacterial species in the Dental sewage pipes. ..
  19. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also prepare two case studies of oral cancer patients. During the second phase of the project, NYUCD will take the lead in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions. ..
  20. Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization Program
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Developmental toxicity of environmental chemicals
    FREDERICK VOM SAAL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..5a-reductase activity will be determined by radiometric assay. ..
  22. Periodontal Disease and Prematurity
    Ananda Dasanayake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collective expertise of the investigative team and the excellent clinical and research facilities are additional strengths. ..
  23. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  24. Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries Disparity
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
  25. Michigan Oral Cancer Prevention Network
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the 3rd year, or earlier, the MOPCN would be ready to plan and implement community-based intervention studies...
  26. Microbial Outcomes of Minimal Intervention Treatment
    Mathilde Peters; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This investigation is a clinical and molecular re-entry study of sealing of caries, in support of a future full-scale clinical trial of incomplete caries removal. ..
  27. PREVENTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES IN MEDICAL PRACTICE
    R Rozier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will do a limited assessment of the cost pe oral health- related quality of life. ..
  28. International Caries Detection and Assessement System
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finding of the workshop will be used in a second workshop, to be organized by Dr. George Stookey, which will focus on the design of caries clinical trials and new diagnostic technology. ..
  29. COST AND OUTCOMES OF TWO PROTOCOLS FOR DENTAL SEALANTS
    Stephen Eklund; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A total of 1,000 children are being enrolled over a three-year period, and will be followed for an additional two years, in order to evaluate the clinical outcomes and resource requirements for the two alternatives. ..
  30. Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in Florida
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..