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Replacement versus repair of defective restorations in adults: amalgam

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (74th percentile)

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Title
Replacement versus repair of defective restorations in adults: amalgam
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005970.pub3
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Authors

Mohammad O Sharif, Alison Merry, Melanie Catleugh, Martin Tickle, Paul Brunton, Stephen M Dunne, Vishal R Aggarwal, Lee Yee Chong

Abstract

Amalgam is a common filling material for posterior teeth, as with any restoration amalgams have a finite life-span. Traditionally replacement was the ideal approach to treat defective amalgam restorations, however, repair offers an alternative more conservative approach where restorations are only partially defective. Repairing a restoration has the potential of taking less time and may sometimes be performed without the use of local anaesthesia hence it may be less distressing for a patient when compared with replacement. Repair of amalgam restorations is often more conservative of the tooth structure than replacement.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 1%
Unknown 66 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 21%
Student > Master 11 16%
Researcher 8 12%
Student > Postgraduate 4 6%
Student > Bachelor 4 6%
Other 12 18%
Unknown 14 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 33 49%
Psychology 3 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 4%
Social Sciences 2 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 3%
Other 6 9%
Unknown 18 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 30 November 2016.
All research outputs
#679,816
of 12,819,049 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,305
of 10,431 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,180
of 244,542 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#49
of 194 outputs
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