The clinical significance and management of microleakage. Part one.

Thomas D Larson

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This research reviews relevant articles related to microleakage from 1966 to the present. The review discusses what the sensation of microleakage is clinically; how dentin permeability is related to microleakage; how the quality of dentin affects permeability and microleakage; what the effects of bacterial infiltration from microleakage can be, as well as the body's defenses against bacterial infiltration within the tooth complex; how caries and microleakage are related; and how various materials and procedures can be used to limit microleakage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalNorthwest dentistry
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005


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