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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

An In-Vitro Study of Surface Finishing of Glassionomer Cement

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Author Details : Thangjam Somorendra Singh, Khaidem Deba Singh, Koijam Sashikumar Singh, Nadeem Yunus

Volume : 1, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 159-163

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the finishing efficacy of different finishing instruments on GC Fuji GIC-IXGP. The finishing instrument used were mylar strip, super snap finishing disc, fine grit diamond finishing bur and cabide bur. The results showed that the surface which was set against mylar strip and left undisturbed without resorting to any finishing, has the smoothest appearance and that any finishing procedure results in disruption of the surface smoothness of the glass ionomer restoration.

Key words: Esthetics, Glass ionomer cement, Abrasion, Finishing and polishing

How to cite : Singh T S, Singh K D, Singh K S, Yunus N, An In-Vitro Study of Surface Finishing of Glassionomer Cement. Int J Oral Health Dent 2015;1(4):159-163

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