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Operative caries management in adults and children

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
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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 (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (83rd percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
twitter
27 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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293 Dimensions

Readers on

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394 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Operative caries management in adults and children
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003808.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

David Ricketts, Thomas Lamont, Nicola PT Innes, Edwina Kidd, Jan E Clarkson

Abstract

The management of dental caries has traditionally involved removal of all soft demineralised dentine before a filling is placed. However, the benefits of complete caries removal have been questioned because of concerns about the possible adverse effects of removing all soft dentine from the tooth. Three groups of studies have also challenged the doctrine of complete caries removal by sealing caries into teeth using three different techniques. The first technique removes caries in stages over two visits some months apart, allowing the dental pulp time to lay down reparative dentine (the stepwise excavation technique). The second removes part of the dentinal caries and seals the residual caries into the tooth permanently (partial caries removal) and the third technique removes no dentinal caries prior to sealing or restoring (no dentinal caries removal). This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2006.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
France 1 <1%
Dominican Republic 1 <1%
Unknown 388 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 75 19%
Student > Postgraduate 47 12%
Student > Bachelor 41 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 28 7%
Other 80 20%
Unknown 84 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 249 63%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 3%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 2%
Engineering 6 2%
Materials Science 5 1%
Other 24 6%
Unknown 94 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 29. 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 24 September 2018.
All research outputs
#1,146,111
of 22,703,044 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,622
of 12,310 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,292
of 197,824 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#36
of 212 outputs
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