dental caries

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Synonyms for dental caries

soft decayed area in a tooth

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Enamel remineralization: controlling the caries disease or treating early caries lesions? Brazilian Oral Research 2009; 23 suppl 1:23-30.
Root caries lesions were defined as soft, progressive, destructive lesions, either totally confined to the root surface or involving undermining of enamel at the cemento-enamel junction but clinically indicating the lesion initiated on the root surface (Katz, 1980).
Owing to the difficulties in detecting proximal caries lesions, clinical examination should be supplemented with radiographic examination.
Dentine caries lesion development at the margin of ART glass-ionomer restorations was reported to be low.
(2) compared the oral health of children suffering from congenital heart disease with that of children from healthy controls, and found that the incidence of caries lesions was significantly higher in the former group.
Tight contact points between the proximal surfaces of the primary molars could be associated with an increased risk of the presence and activity of proximal caries, (1-3) as the initiation and progression of proximal caries lesions are related to higher plaque accumulation in these conditions.
Clinical performance of a laser fluorescence device for detection of occlusal caries lesions. Eur J Oral Sci 2001;109(1): 14-9.
In an effort to determine the mechanism behind these porosity changes and clarify the changes occurring during carious attack, efforts were made to dissect out each zone of a number of natural caries lesions and subject them to chemical analysis.
It did not impair the fluoride ionic exchange or its incorporation into the enamel (17) and reduced caries lesion progression if the fluoride availability in the biofilm was high.
Impacted Teeth and their Influence on the Caries Lesion Development, Contemporary Approach to Dental Caries.
The present study reported a high proportion of children having teeth affected with a caries lesion reaching the pulp (30.33%), which in most cases would require a pulp therapy or an extraction.
Seventy-two extracted human molar teeth were included in the study: 60 teeth with cavitated caries lesions extending into dentin, and 12 teeth without caries lesion.
Past caries experience was the most significant factor in predicting future caries lesion in this sample population.