Minimal intervention dentistry: part 1. Strategies for addressing the new caries challenge in older patients.

@article{Chalmers2006MinimalID,
  title={Minimal intervention dentistry: part 1. Strategies for addressing the new caries challenge in older patients.},
  author={Jane M Chalmers},
  journal={Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={427-33}
}
The aging of the population combined with increased retention of natural teeth into old age means that clinicians now face a new caries challenge in older dentate patients. An increase in the onset of dental caries is evident among patients who may not have had high levels of caries in the past and who may have undergone extensive restorative procedures during their lifetimes. Minimal intervention dentistry (MID), a modern evidence-based approach to caries management in dentate patients, uses… CONTINUE READING

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