Swathi UB

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Comparative Analysis of Bilayered and Direct Restorations in Class V Lesions: A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Swathi UB, Sindhu Ramesh* and Delphine Priscilla Antony S

    Composite Resins are the most commonly used tooth colored restorative materials. However, these materials undergo contraction during curing and result in shrinkage of the material. The usage of glass ionomer cement and composite is called the “Sandwich restoration” and has been proposed to improve marginal adaptation of composite resin and bonding agents. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usage of bilayered and direct composite restorations in class V lesions. This retrospective study was based on patient records collected from Saveetha Dental College, Chennai. Data collected consisted of 1721 cases in which the type of restoration used for restoration of Class V lesions over a period of one year was evaluated based on the patient's age, gender, tooth in which the restoration was done. In this retrospective study it was observed that there was a significant.. Read More»

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