An in vivo investigation of associations between saliva properties, caries prevalence and potential lesion activity in an adult UK population.

@article{Varma2008AnIV,
  title={An in vivo investigation of associations between saliva properties, caries prevalence and potential lesion activity in an adult UK population.},
  author={Sachin Varma and Avijit Banerjee and David Bartlett},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={294-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate associations between prevalence and activity of intra-oral incipient, carious lesions and salivary properties tested using the Saliva Check kit (GC Corp., Belgium). METHODS With ethical approval, 58 subjects with >16 teeth underwent clinical/radiographic examination. Conventional decayed, missing, filled teeth/decayed, missing, filled surfaces (DMFT/DMFS) indices and a more recently developed visual index described by International Caries Detection and Assessment… CONTINUE READING

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