Flashcards in PRR & Minimally invasive occlusal cavity Deck (6)
What does PRR stand for?
Preventive resin restoration
When is a PRR carried out?
If caries is in one area of fissure/pit, that caries is restored and remaining pits/fissures are sealed with fissure sealant
What is the aim of PRR?
Ensure the optimum management of possible fissure caries in permanent molars
What is the advantage of a PRR?
Applying PRR to an early carious lesion may prevent the child entering the restorative cycle unnecessarily
(A big filling later)
What is the disadvantage of a PRR?
Careful long-term monitoring and repair of fissure sealants is essential.