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Modern Research in Dentistry

Biocompatibility Studies: Their Importance and What Can Be Done
  • Open or CloseNorhayati Luddin*

    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Sciences, Malaysia

    *Corresponding author:Norhayati Luddin, Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontic Unit), School of Dental Sciences, Health Campus, Malaysia

Submission: April 14, 2019 Published: April 17, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/MRD.2019.03.000575

Volume3 Issue5


Glass Ionomer Cement (GICs) have been used in dentistry since a few decades ago. They are commonly used as restorative materials in pediatric dentistry, as lining and base, fissure sealants and atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) materials. Meanwhile, White Portland Cement has undergone many investigations to determine if it can be a desirable endodontic material as an alternative to the established White Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA).

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