Application of a tooth-surface coating material containing pre-reacted glass-ionomer fillers for caries prevention

Mayu Suzuki, Aya Yamada, Kan Saito, Ryoko Hino, Yu Sugawara, Mariko Ono, Masahiro Naruse, Makiko Arakaki, Satoshi Fukumoto

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Purpose Several methods have been used to prevent dental caries, including fluoride application to strengthen teeth and promote remineralization and the use of sealants to fill pits and fissures in pediatric dentistry. However, none of these methods alone can be considered a perfect preventive treatment. For caries prevention, we evaluated pre-reacted glass-ionomer (PRG) Barrier Coat (Shofu Inc., Kyoto, Japan), a tooth-surface coating material developed using PRG technology that contains high levels of controlled-release fluoride. Methods The tooth-surface coating material was applied clinically as a new method of preventing dental caries. Its effect on plaque adhesion, along with its preventive effect on dental caries was investigated in actual cases treated in a pediatric dentistry department of a university hospital. Results PRG Barrier Coat was shown to have suitable adhesive strength and to be a safe material that does not fracture the adherend. Actual ion release and acid buffering were confirmed, and when clinically applied, continuous fluoride release and recharge occurred, as did the release of the other ions. This suggests that this material promoted dentin remineralization, suppressed plaque adherence, and had a preventive effect on dental caries. Conclusion This material promoted enamel remineralization, suppressed plaque adherence, and had a preventive effect on dental caries. These results suggest that this coating material is appropriate for young children at high risk of dental caries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-78
Number of pages7
Journalpediatric dental journal
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Dental Caries
Tooth
Fluorides
Pediatric Dentistry
Tooth Remineralization
Ions
Focal Adhesions
Dentin
Dental Enamel
Adhesives
glass ionomer
Japan
Technology
Acids

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dentistry (miscellaneous)

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Application of a tooth-surface coating material containing pre-reacted glass-ionomer fillers for caries prevention. / Suzuki, Mayu; Yamada, Aya; Saito, Kan; Hino, Ryoko; Sugawara, Yu; Ono, Mariko; Naruse, Masahiro; Arakaki, Makiko; Fukumoto, Satoshi.

In: pediatric dental journal, Vol. 25, No. 3, 01.12.2015, p. 72-78.

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Suzuki, Mayu ; Yamada, Aya ; Saito, Kan ; Hino, Ryoko ; Sugawara, Yu ; Ono, Mariko ; Naruse, Masahiro ; Arakaki, Makiko ; Fukumoto, Satoshi. / Application of a tooth-surface coating material containing pre-reacted glass-ionomer fillers for caries prevention. In: pediatric dental journal. 2015 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 72-78.
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