Repair or replacement of defective restorations by dentists in The Dental Practice-Based Research Network

The Journal of the American Dental Association , 06/01/2012

Dental Practice–Based Research Network (DPBRN) dentists were more likely to replace than to repair restorations. Secondary caries was the most common reason for repairing or replacing restorations. Certain dentist–, patient– and restoration–related variables were associated with the repair–or–replace decision.

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