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White Spot Lesion

A chalky white area that appears on a tooth surface indicating the presence of decalcified enamel and the potential to advance to cavitation.
National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
  • Khaled Khalaf
  • Journal of oral & maxillofacial research
  • 2014
  • Corpus ID: 1631046
ABSTRACT Objectives The purpose of the present study was to investigate factors affecting the formation, severity and location of… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
PURPOSE To quantify the prevalence of white spot lesions (WSLs) on the anterior teeth and, secondarily, to evaluate risk factors… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
INTRODUCTION White spot lesions are a common sequela of orthodontic therapy. In this parallel-group randomized trial, we assessed… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
INTRODUCTION White spot lesions that form during orthodontic treatment are a problem for patients and clinicians. Lesion… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of fluoride varnish (5% sodium fluoride, Duraphat®, Colgate) in reverting… Expand
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2010
2010
AbstractWhite spot lesion (WSL) infiltration has been recommended immediately after debonding of orthodontic brackets. It is… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
As oral hygiene becomes more difficult in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances, the decalcification of the enamel surface… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
  • David Beighton
  • Community dentistry and oral epidemiology
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 23647961
The involvement of the oral biofilm in the caries process requires re-evaluation. The essential role of mutans streptococci… Expand
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2000
2000
Ultrasound has been used in industrial business as one of the nondestructive measurement methods. It was hypothesized that… Expand
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
A clinical study was conducted to determine if rinsing frequency with a neutral 0.05% sodium fluoride rinse influenced white spot… Expand
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