Reference sources used for topic Dental Sealants.

Topic created: September 2000
Major revision: January 2014
Last revision / evaluation: 06/25/2018 authorship information.


Agrawal A, et. al. Comparison of six different methods of cleaning and preparing occlusal fissure surface before placement of pit and fissure sealant: an in vitro study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. Vol. 30, No. 1. Jan-Mar 2012.

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Haisch MA. Pit & Fissure Sealants: The added link in preventative dentistry. Continuing Education Course. Last revised June 3, 2013.

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O'Neill-Smith, K. Sealants: A viable treatment option. Dental Equipment & Materials. January/February, 2003.

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