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What does the american dental assoction

F/S placed into all teeth at risk of caries
F/S early non cavitated lesions
Resin sealants are the best but GIC can be placed if moisture control bad


What do the SIGN guidelines advise about fissure sealants?

F/S should be applied and maintained in children of high caries risk
the condition of the fissure sealants should be reviewed
GIC sealnats should be used where Resin cannot


What does the Cochrane collbaration 2009 say about ifsure sealing?

78% reduction in 2 years
effects greatestin high risk