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Table 3 Materials and caries removal for Control restorations.

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

Material used to restore teeth Number of teeth where caries removal was complete Number of teeth where caries removal was incomplete Total
   partial caries removal no caries removal  
Glass ionomer 71 20 0 91
Amalgam 11 1 0 12
Compomer 7 1 0 8
Composite 14 0 0 14
PMC (some prep of contact points) 0 0 1 1
Fissure sealant - - 2 2
No restoration provided 0 0 4 4
Total for subgroups 103 22 7 132
Total 103 29 132