A 5-year study comparing a posterior composite resin and an amalgam.
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine, Alton.
- Published Article
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Elsevier - Mosby
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 1990
Eighty class I and class II light-cured posterior composite resin restorations were compared with 43 class I and class II amalgam restorations during a 5-year period after placement. The results of this clinical study showed that both materials were satisfactory during the time period and that the only significant statistical differences are a poorer marginal integrity for the amalgam and a greater wear rate for the composite resin.
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