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J Condrill asked 4 years ago
Can you help me find a chart on comparing different dental sealant materials and the fluoride being released? Our office is looking into glass ionomer sealant material, however do they make one that does not have to be tricherated?  
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Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD answered 4 years ago
Here are resources that can be recommended for review of dental sealants including those that release fluoride. Wright JT, Tampi MP, Graham, L, et. Al. Sealants for preventing and arresting pit-and-fissure occlusal caries in primary and permanent molars. A systematic rview of randomized controlled trials-a report of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  Pediatr Dent 2016;38(4):282-94.E1-E14. Naaman R, El-Housseiny A, Alamoudi N.  The use of pit and fissure sealants-A literature review. Dental Journal (Basel) 2017 Dec;5(4):34. Available from Salmeron-Valdes EN, Scougall-Vilchis RJ, Alanis-Tavira J, Morales-Luckie RA. Comparative study of fluoride released and recharged from conventional pit and fissure sealants versus surface prereacted glass ionomer technology. J Conserv Dent 2016 Jan-Feb: 19(1)41-45 Available from Kohli R, Ellison JG. Pit and Fissure Sealants: The Added Link in Preventive Dentistry.  Types of Pit and Fissure Sealants. Available from, Course Number 128. Oral Health Topics: Dental Sealants Available from  Oral Health Topics-Dental Sealants

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