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A systematic review of the performance of methods for identifying carious lesions.
This systematic review evaluates evidence describing histologically validated performance of methods for identifying carious lesions. A search identified 1,407 articles, of which 39 were includedExpand
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Non-carious cervical lesions.
Non-carious cervical lesions are commonly encountered in clinical practice and present in a variety of forms. A knowledge of the aetiology of these lesions is important for preventing furtherExpand
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Outcomes of root canal treatment and restoration, implant-supported single crowns, fixed partial dentures, and extraction without replacement: a systematic review.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Dentists and patients are regularly confronted by a difficult treatment question: should a tooth be saved through root canal treatment and restoration (RCT), be extracted withoutExpand
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Systematic reviews of selected dental caries diagnostic and management methods.
A systematic review of the English-language literature was conducted to address three related questions concerning the diagnosis and management of dental caries: a) the performance (sensitivity,Expand
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Meta-analysis of fixed partial denture survival: prostheses and abutments.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Few estimates of the probability of various outcomes associated with replacement of missing teeth with fixed partial dentures have been reported. Existing longitudinal studiesExpand
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A systematic review of the performance of a laser fluorescence device for detecting caries.
BACKGROUND The DIAGNOdent, or DD (KaVo America, Lake Zurich, Ill.), a device for detecting caries using laser fluorescence, has been growing in popularity during the past three years. AlthoughExpand
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Understanding dentists' restorative treatment decisions.
A critical review of the literature is presented that examines variation in dentists' restorative treatment decisions and the factors associated with this variation. Substantial variation has beenExpand
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Case-control study of non-carious cervical lesions.
An exploratory case-control study of non-carious cervical lesions was undertaken to examine the effects of a variety of risk factors. Candidate exposure variables were related to erosion, abrasion,Expand
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Variation, treatment outcomes, and practice guidelines in dental practice.
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Physicians' roles in preventing dental caries in preschool children: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
CONTEXT Almost 20% of children aged 2 to 5 years have untreated dental caries. Physician interventions to prevent and manage dental caries in preschool children could help address this commonExpand
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