A revised classification of carious lesions by site and size.

  title={A revised classification of carious lesions by site and size.},
  author={Graham J Mount and Wyatt R. Hume},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  volume={28 5},
The present classification used by the profession for the identification of carious lesions was devised by Black about 100 years ago. It was based, in part, on the location of the lesion but was modified to take into account the materials that were available for restoration. Over the last 20 years, there has been considerable modification of these materials; adhesion between the restoration and tooth structure is now possible, and the understanding of the relevance of fluoride and other ions in… CONTINUE READING

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