This non-controlled clinical study evaluated the masking effect of an infiltrant resin on mild molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) lesions. Thirty MIH-affected anterior teeth with creamy/ white opacities from 12 children aged 6-15 years received the application of an infiltrant resin (Icon- DMG). Standard photographs were taken before (T1), immediately after (T2), and 1 week after (T3) resin infiltration. Two calibrated examiners qualitatively analyzed the color match using the Fédération Dentaire Internationale (FDI) scale. The binomial distribution test analyzed the scores of the color match at T1 with T2 and T3, and McNemar’s test analyzed the scores of the color match between T2 and T3 (α=0.05). There was a significant increase in color match between T1 and T2 (p=0.0005), between T1 and T3 (p=0.0005), and between T2 and T3 (p=0.0019). It was concluded that infiltrant resin was effective in improving the esthetic appearance of creamy/white opacities on MIH-affected anterior teeth.

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