Fluoride-releasing sealant | definition of fluoride-releasing sealant by Medical dictionary
fluor·ide-re·leas·ing sea·lant (flōrīd-rĕ-lēsing sēlănt)
A pit and fissure sealant that enhances caries resistance by facilitating remineralization of incipient carious lesions.
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Retention of a fluoride-releasing sealant
compared with its non-fluoride analogue: interim results of a clinical study after an average of eight months.
Potential inhibition of demineralization in vitro by fluoride-releasing sealants
Park K: Comparison of shear strength, fracture patterns, and microleakage among unfilled, filled, and fluoride-releasing sealants