International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Atraumatic Restorative Treatment

Karthavya.S [8]

Abstract: Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) is a preventive and restorative approach for managing carious lesions of the teeth. It is based on modern knowledge about minimal invasion, intervention, and minimal cavity preparation. It is a procedure based on removing carious tooth tissue using hand instruments along and restoring the cavity with adhesive material. This treatment approach has the advantages of being relatively easy to use after proper training and has shown to be cost-effective. It also hardly induces dental anxiety amongst children and adults. Additionally, ART does not require extensive dental equipment. ART offers an opportunity for preventive and restorative dental treatment under field conditions where there is lack of electric dental facilities. (

Keywords: less trauma to the tooth, infection control, chemically bind to the teeth

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,

Pages: 1095 - 1097

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