Composite resin in the last 10 years – literature review. Part 6: longevity

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Edition V17N01 | Year 2020 | Editorial Artigo Inédito | Pages 58 to 70

Paulo Vinícius Soares, Luísa de Oliveira Fernandes, Amanda Ribeiro Wobido, Livia Fávaro Zeola

introduction: This is the last article of a series of six manuscripts about composite resins in the last 10 years. The composite resin is widely used in clinical dental practice and the knowledge of it behavior in long-term is necessary. Thus, the aim of this literature review is evaluate clinical longevity and failure rate of composite resins restorations. Methods: A broad search was performed in the PubMed/Medline database between 2007 and 2018. After title and abstract evaluation, 65 articles were select for full reading and 30 were included in this literature review. Data were extracted and the results interpreted. Results: The evaluation time ranged between 1 and 22 years and the failure rate between 0 and 54.8. The main reasons of failure were secondary caries, marginal discoloration and restoration/tooth fracture. Conclusions: The composite resin presents good longevity regardless of the type of material used. However, the studies that analyzed less than 5 years are considered inconclusive

Composite resin. Longevity. Composites.

Soares PV, Fernandes LO, Wobido AR, Zeola LF. Composite resin in the last 10 years – literature review. Part 6: longevity. J Clin Dent Res. 2020 Jan-Apr;17(1):58-70.

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