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Table 4 Reasons recorded by GDP for incomplete caries removal during provision of Control restoration.

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

Reason for incomplete caries removal Number
Lack of cooperation/child becoming distressed 17
To avoid pulpal exposure 3
Under enamel, sealed in 2
No local analgesia used 2
No reason given 5
Total 29