Visual Inspection for Caries Detection

@article{Gimenez2015VisualIF,
  title={Visual Inspection for Caries Detection},
  author={Thamiris Magalh{\~a}es Gimenez and Chaiana Piovesan and Mariana Minatel Braga and Daniela Pr{\'o}cida Raggio and Chris Deery and David Ricketts and Kim Rud Ekstrand and Fausto Medeiros Mendes},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={94},
  pages={895 - 904}
}
We aimed to perform a systematic review including a meta-analysis to evaluate the overall accuracy of visual methods for detecting carious lesions and to identify possible sources of heterogeneity among the studies included. Two reviewers searched PubMed, Embase, Scopus, and other sources through July 2014 to identify published and nonpublished studies in English. Studies of visual inspection were included that 1) assessed accuracy of the method in detecting caries lesions; 2) were performed on… CONTINUE READING

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