Journal article

SEAL Cambodia-Evaluation of a modified protocol for placement of Fuji VII (R) Fissure Sealants at one and two years

Bathsheba Turton, Callum Durward, Felicity Crombie, David John Manton

JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: In order to address the severe caries burden among Cambodian children and limited access to dental care this study had two objectives: (1) To evaluate the caries preventive effect of hand-mixed GIC Fissure Sealants (FS) placed on first permanent molars of 6-8 year-old Cambodian children using two protocols in the SEAL Cambodia Project and (2) validate the SEAL Cambodia population-based intervention. METHODS: The study had four groups, two cohorts, and investigated two clinical protocols (original and modified) for FS placement to compare caries preventive fraction. Three groups were followed up at 1y and two were followed up at 2y. The modified protocol involved control of the te..

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