Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00004062
Title: Childrens preference toward color of compomer fillings
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Background: Various tooth colored compomer fillings is used for cavity fillings. The compomer filling is a mixture of composite and glass ionomer cement thus combines the advantage of both. It is specially formulated for pediatric dentistry/ children and has an excellent wear resistance for a long-lasting restoration. Aim: This study was carried out to assess the like of children with compomer fillings. Methodology: A study was conducted toward children with caries tooth and colored compomer fillings were given to choose over eight colors. Study Population: A total of 100 children were interviewed. Compomer fillings colors were given to the children to decide which colors that want to be restored the compomer fillings color have eight colors which are pink, blue, gold, silver, green, orange, lemon, and berry. Twinky Star from Vaco was used. Results: Female children have chosen 14% of pink color and none from male children has chosen. This indicates that Male children do not like the pink color restoration. Blue is much more preferred in male where 5% of children has chosen against 4% of female children. Green is the highest chosen by female that is 15% and is the highest among all the colors and also against sex and 10% of male has chosen green. Conclusion: Most of the children have choose green color as their favorite compomer filling even in both sexes.

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    Denesh Raj, Dhanraj Ganapathy*

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    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Dhanraj Ganapathy, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Denesh Raj, Dhanraj Ganapathy*

    Title:Childrens preference toward color of compomer fillings
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (September )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1958-1961)
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    Methodology:Color, Compomer, Composite, Pediatric patients, Survey
    Research Materials:100 children

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Color Compomer Composite Pediatric patients Survey

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