Oral Bacterial Acid-Base Metabolism in Caries Screening: A Proof-Of-Concept Study.


The objective of this cross-sectional study was to clinically validate an array of biochemical tests for oral acid/alkali generation as caries screening instruments. 185 adult subjects (mean 33.6±10.6 years) were examined clinically for dental caries using the ICDAS criteria. Bitewing radiographs were used to confirm interproximal surfaces of posterior… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2380084416673049


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