Journal article

Minimally interventive restorative care of teeth with molar incisor hypomineralization and open apex-A 24-month longitudinal study

Patricia Gaton-Hernandez, Cesar Ruiz Serrano, Lea Assed Bezerra da Silva, Esther Ruiz de Castaneda, Raquel Assed Bezerra da Silva, Carolina Maschietto Pucinelli, David Manton, Josep Maria Ustrell-Torrent, Paulo Nelson-Filho

International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry | WILEY | Published : 2019


AIM: To assess the efficacy of treatment using a minimally invasive approach (selective removal of carious tissue, restoration and preventive strategies) in immature permanent molars with MIH. DESIGN: A total of 281 patients, aged 6-8 years, with carious lesions (ICDAS 5-6), severe MIH, and incomplete root formation (one tooth/patient) were included. After clinical and radiographic examinations, selective carious tissue removal was performed, and the teeth received interim restoration for 6 months and were then restored with composite resin. Clinical and radiographic follow-up was undertaken, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. A protocol of preventive oral care measures was established and repeated a..

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