Impact of interocclusal contacts on infrared laser fluorescence in pits of sound first permanent molars in children.

BACKGROUND A device based on infrared laser fluorescence (IRLF) has become available as an adjunct for the diagnosis of dental caries. AIMS The objective of this study was to clarify the differences of IRLF readings in the mesial, central and distal occlusal pits of first permanent molars. DESIGN Sixty-four children (average age 8.0 years) were examined… CONTINUE READING