publication . Article . 2015

New diagnostic technology and hidden pits and fissures caries

Guerra, Fabrizio; Mazur, Marta Danuta; Rinaldo, F; Corridore, Denise; Salvi, D; Pasqualotto, D; Nardi, Gianna Maria; Ottolenghi, Livia;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2015 Journal: Senses and Sciences, volume 2, issue 1, pages 20-23 (issn: 2284-2489, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eleven Senses
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
The accuracy in pits and fissures caries detection is of paramount importance in dental caries primary and secondary prevention. A combination of visual examination and probing is currently the mainstay of occlusal caries diagnosis. Unfortunately, these types of inspection alone may leave a certain number of pit and fissure caries undetected. The Vista Cam iX fluorescence camera (Durr Dental, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany) is a novel dental diagnostic tool for quantitative assessment of dental caries with high specificity for carious lesions detection. In the presented cases photographic images, representing the visual diagnostic approach, are applied as integra...
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Pit and fissure caries, Fluorescence camera, ICDAS II, pit and fissure caries; fluorescence camera; ICDAS II, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q
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