Dental sealant longevity in a cohort of young U.S. naval personnel

Simecek, John W.; Diefenderfer, Kim E.; Ahlf, ReneƩ L.; Ragain Jr., James C.
February 2005
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Feb2005, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p171
Academic Journal
Investigates dental sealant longevity in a cohort of young United States naval personnel. Rationale for dental sealant placement in adults; Overview of dental sealant placement in the U.S. Navy; Caries incidence among sealed teeth; Dramatic increase in sealant failures with increasing caries risk status.


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