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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 54-57

Introduction of alkasite restorative in pediatric dentistry: Will it perish or purge?

Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Sampada Kaul
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DOI: 10.4103/ijohs.ijohs_23_22

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Pedodontists have long sought after a real alternative to basic filling materials, namely amalgam or glass ionomer cements – a cost-effective, fluoride-releasing product that is quick and easy to use without complicated equipment that offers both strength and good esthetics. The use of alkasite material (Cention N) in the clinical field of pediatric dentistry is still in its experimental stages with not much literature available regarding its use. This review article provides insight related to the clinical significance and future of this material in our field.

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