Secondary Caries in Posterior Restorations, Amalgam vs Composite resin: A Comparative Review

Authors

  • Lama Saleh Alkhudhair
  • Dr. Pavithra Somasundaram
  • Dr. Ahmed Nabil

Keywords:

Amalgam, Composite resins, recurrent caries, Secondary caries

Abstract

The aim of this article is to compare the incidence of secondary caries between amalgam and composite restorative materials. The Presence and progression of such caries predict the success and longevity of restorations.

Objective: The aim of this to compare the incidence of secondary caries between amalgam and composite restorative materials.

Conclusion: Although there are many factors beside the restorative material that increase the risk of secondary caries, performance of amalgam restorations was better than composite.

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Published

31-12-2017

How to Cite

Alkhudhair, L. S., Somasundaram, D. P., & Nabil, D. A. (2017). Secondary Caries in Posterior Restorations, Amalgam vs Composite resin: A Comparative Review. Caribbean Journal of Sciences and Technology, 5(1), 32–39. Retrieved from http://caribjscitech.com/index.php/cjst/article/view/38

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Review Article