ODONTO Dental Journal
Vol 1, No 2 (2014): December 2014

RESIN MODIFIED GLASS IONOMER CEMENT SEBAGAI MATERIAL ALTERNATIF RESTORASI UNTUK GIGI SULUNG

Ningsih, Diana Setya (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
01 Dec 2014

Abstract

Glass ionomer cement (GIC) is a material that can release fluoride to prevent caries especially in primary teeth. One of the developments of glass ionomer cement in the world of pediatry dentistry is resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RMGIC). The resin-modified glass ionomer cement were still maintaining the clinical advantages oforiginal material, such as fluoride realease, good compatibility and aestehetically. The mechanical properties of rmgic is more higher than gic. These materials have a better adhesion, higher moisture resistance, and a longer shelft life. This paper review aims to know the ability RMGIC as alternative restorative material for primary teeth.Keywords: Resin modified glass ionomer, primary teeth, caries, fluoride

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