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Interim Stabilization Therapy for Patients with Dental Caries: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: September 2, 2015
Project Number: RA0786-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of interim stabilization therapy or interim therapeutic restorations for patients with dental caries?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of interim stabilization therapy or interim therapeutic restorations for patients with dental caries?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial, two non-randomized studies, and five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding interim therapeutic restorations and sealants for patients with dental caries. No evidence on interim stabilization therapy was identified.