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2017 Annual Session Conference

AS17B35C - In Vivo Retention of a Glass Ionomer Containing Orthodontic Sealant

Apr 24, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 24, 2017 8:30am


The development of white spot lesions is a risk associated with orthodontic treatment in patients with poor oral hygiene. This lecture will discuss the findings of a randomized controlled clinical trial on the durability of a fluoride releasing sealant in orthodontic patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the role of the orthodontist, general dentist and the patient in promoting and maintaining adequate oral hygiene.
  • Identify various methods of fluoride delivery systems to help minimize white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment.
  • Identify a basic practice protocol for prevention of white spot lesions.


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