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Bio-active restorative materials as alternative pit and fissure sealants in pediatric and preventative dentistry: In vitro investigation
BACKGROUND: It has been more than 40 years since the pit and fissure sealants were first used clinically. During this time, pit and fissure sealants have been shown to be effective in reducing the risk of occlusal caries. AIM: ...
Are fissure sealants still relevant as a caries preventive measure?
(South African Dental Association, 2016)
The groundwork for fissure sealants was completed in 1955 and lead to the introduction in 1971 of the Nuva-Seal Fissure Sealant by L.D Caulk. Since caries predominantly affects the pits and fissures of the teeth of ...