Performance of conventional and new methods for the detection of occlusal caries in deciduous teeth.

@article{Lussi2003PerformanceOC,
  title={Performance of conventional and new methods for the detection of occlusal caries in deciduous teeth.},
  author={Adrian A. Lussi and Paola Francescut},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={2-7}
}
The aim of this study was to compare, in vitro, the performance of different conventional diagnostic techniques with the laser-based device, DIAGNOdent, for diagnosis of occlusal caries in deciduous teeth. 95 deciduous teeth with macroscopically intact occlusal surfaces were selected. All teeth were assessed by the following techniques: visual inspection (VI), visual inspection with magnification (VIM), visual inspection combined with light pressure probing (VIP), bitewing radiography (BW) and… CONTINUE READING
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