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Synonyms for caries

soft decayed area in a tooth

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The obtainable information following conclusions can be drawn as presented in table New strategy do offer assure in the monitoring of early incipient caries, and so defensive dentistry techniques may be more suitably targeted and assessed.
Respondents overwhelmingly felt confident in detecting incipient caries in their earliest stages (93%) and comfortable explaining CRA/management protocols (96%) to patients.
Other studies reported that LF methods for occlusal caries are more efficient in primary than in permanent teeth, but concluded that laser fluorescence was not able either to detect in vitro remineralisation of natural incipient caries lesions of primary teeth nor to monitor the quantification of mineral loss in caries lesions development in primary teeth [Mendes et al.
DMG America introduces Icon, a treatment for incipient caries and white spots without drilling, the maker states.
Based on the results of the present study, it can be concluded that a significant part of the dentists interviewed do not remove dental plaque prior to performing clinical examination, thus adversely affecting the diagnosis of incipient caries lesions.
Leverett et al[33] reported that selective placement of sealants on teeth with incipient caries can improve the cost-effectiveness of the procedure.
Quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF): a method for assessment of incipient caries lesions.