Root Caries

Known as: Caries, Root, caries roots, Root Caries [Disease/Finding] 
Dental caries involving the tooth root, cementum, or cervical area of the tooth.
National Institutes of Health

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1943-2018
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2010
2010
Root caries is common in institutionalized elders, and effective prevention methods are needed. This clinical trial compared the… (More)
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2008
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2008
Culture-based studies have shown that Streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli are associated with root caries (RC). The purpose of… (More)
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2008
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2008
This study compared the performance of fluorescence-based methods, radiographic examination, and International Caries Detection… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND The biofilm that forms and remains on tooth surfaces is the main etiological factor in caries and periodontal disease… (More)
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2004
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2004
Our previous analysis of 65 advanced dental caries lesions by traditional culture techniques indicated that lactobacilli were… (More)
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2001
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2001
This study compared the ability of two sodium fluoride dentifrices, one containing 5,000 ppm fluoride (Prevident 5000 Plus) and… (More)
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1999
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1999
Current scoring systems for dental caries do not consider the dynamic nature of the disease. The aims of the present study were… (More)
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1998
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1998
Effective ablation of dental hard tissues by means of the erbium-doped:yttrium-aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been reported… (More)
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1997
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1997
This laboratory study of 100 occlusal surfaces investigated the reproducibility and accuracy of a visual ranked caries scoring… (More)
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1980
1980
This paper traces the history of the epidemiologic assessment of root caries over the past 30 years. This history clearly points… (More)
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