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Table 12 Number of teeth with 'Major' failure or no 'Major' failure and extent of initial caries lesion. Minimum patient follow-up 23 months; range of restoration failures 0–36 months.

From: The Hall Technique; a randomized controlled clinical trial of a novel method of managing carious primary molars in general dental practice: acceptability of the technique and outcomes at 23 months

Extent of initial caries lesion Control restoration no 'Major' failure Control restoration 'Major' failure Hall PMC no 'Major' failure Hall PMC 'Major' failure
Caries ≤ 1/2 way through dentine 59 6 60 1
Caries > 1/2 way through dentine 30 11 45 2
Extent unknown 16 2 16 0
Subtotal 105 19 121 3
Total 124 124