Conservative treatment of interproximal incipient caries lesions by resin infiltration

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https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v20i00.8659022

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Dental caries;, Conservative treatment, Composite resins

Abstract

Minimally invasive dentistry is based on conservative techniques for the treatment of initial caries lesions, the so-called white spot lesions. One of the conservative maneuvers includes the use of enamel resin infiltrant: a low viscosity material that penetrates the enamel pores to stop lesion progression. Aim: Therefore, this case report aimed to describe the clinical case of a 28-year-old female patient under routine consultation, in which a radiographic examination showed the presence of two incipient caries lesions in the left upper premolars. Methods: The application of a resin infiltrating agent (Icon®, DMG – Hamburg, Germany) was chosen as treatment to stop caries lesions progression. Conclusion: The use of this conservative technique can be considered a promising approach for the prevention of dental tissue wear, and the resin infiltrant is considered an effective material.

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Priscila Regis Pedreira, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

Janaina Emanuela Damasceno, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

Ana Ferreira Souza, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

Gabriela Alves de Cerqueira, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

Flávio Henrique Baggio Aguiar, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

Giselle Maria Marchi Baron, University of Campinas

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Operative Dentistry Division, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas.

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2021-05-15

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Pedreira PR, Damasceno JE, Ferreira Souza A, Cerqueira GA de, Aguiar FHB, Marchi Baron GM. Conservative treatment of interproximal incipient caries lesions by resin infiltration. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2021May15 [cited 2021Dec.5];20(00):e219022. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8659022

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