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Bibliometric Analysis of Composite Resin From 2000-2020

Version 1 : Received: 26 April 2021 / Approved: 28 April 2021 / Online: 28 April 2021 (10:21:03 CEST)

How to cite: Ülkü, S.G.; Ünlü, N. Bibliometric Analysis of Composite Resin From 2000-2020. Preprints 2021, 2021040741. Ülkü, S.G.; Ünlü, N. Bibliometric Analysis of Composite Resin From 2000-2020. Preprints 2021, 2021040741.


Introduction: To indentify the most effective actors(authors, countries, and journals) about composite resin restorations in the period 2000-2020.Material and Methods: An electronis research was conducted in the Scopus database by selecting the words ‘composite resin’ and ‘restoration and English language, article and review types, dentistry field. Their bibliometric data including publication title, authorship, citation count, citation dentistry, year of publication, country and institution of origin, journal of publication, study design, and keywords were extracted and analyzed.Results and Discussion: To our knowledge, this is the first bibliometric article on composite resin restorations. This study provides information about authors, institutions and countries that contribute to significant improvements in composite resin restorations. From 2000 to 2020, there were 7118 articles published from 99 countries.Articles originate primarily from the USA and Brazil. Results indicate that the USA, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Japan, Swtizerland, Italy, Netherlands and India are the leading countries in composite resin restoration research and account for 51.8% of the total number of publications. The total number of citations are 158.404, corresponding to 22 citations per paper publication. During the time period examined, 776 hot articles and 228 classic articles on composite resin restorations were found.The journal with the most publications is ‘Operative Dentistry’. The publishing houses of the top 10 journals are from 4 countries: USA(6),Netherlands(2),Germany(1),Japan(1). The most cited article within the boundaires of this study is Ferracane’s article titled ‘Resin composite-State of the art’, which was published in Dental Materials in 2011 and received 913 citations.


composite resin; bibliometric analysis; restoration


Medicine and Pharmacology, Immunology and Allergy

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