The authors of the review identified darkening of the entire lesion as an indication of the success of the treatment in arresting caries at follow up, and a break in the black color was indicative of active caries
or sensitivity at 6 months.
Specifically, the study met its primary performance endpoint relating to the System's ability to identify early active caries
lesions and an excellent safety profile was observed.
was present in 45% young and 64% adult population.
Based on these gaps of knowledge, there is good reason to study the relationship between the frequency of active caries
disease in the primary and permanent dentitions.
5) Hand instruments, fluoride-releasing glass ionomer materials, and simple dental supplies/materials are basic components of an oral health care strategy that would allow a health care provider to treat active caries
, (5) The training is rudimentary, but ART is an effective means of providing care to vulnerable populations.
Besides, lower levels of Streptococcus sanguinis, Streptococcus gordonii, Actinomyces naeslundii, and Streptococcus salivarius were observed in subjects with active caries
compared to caries-free subjects, although this difference was not statistically significant.
mutans as the main indicator agent of dental caries, present in 90% of the subjects with active caries
, but with a much lower frequency in subjects free of caries.
17) Chlorhexidine is a topical rinse that kills Streptococcus mutans which can be professionally prescribed after removing active caries
Previously, they had found that certain mineral crystals appeared to survive -- even grow -- in the acid environment of active caries
24) Documented information included active caries
, treated caries and oral hygiene status.
For example subjects with more frequent dental visits were found to have lower rates of tooth loss and fewer numbers of teeth with active caries
They also had at least three active caries
lesions, which were assessed using the Nyvad caries classification system.