carious lesion

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car·i·ous le·sion

(karē-ŭs lēzhŭn)
Decayed area on the tooth crown or root.
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Secondly, SDF is applied like a varnish on top of the carious lesion, thus, it does not require the use of local anesthesia.
EPMA studies have shown that the fluoride ions in Riva Star penetrate through a carious lesion into the sound dentine beneath at concentrations up to 2 percent, effectively killing all the bacteria within the lesion and creating a high fluoride layer of arrested caries turning the carious dentine into a decay resisC.
The technique of using ozone gas seems to be a good alternative for controlling the progression of carious lesions in children.
Baysan A, Beighton D, Assessment of the ozone-mediated killing of bacteria in infected dentine associated with non-cavitated occlusal carious lesions.
Greater risk of new carious lesions in both primary and permanent dentitions.
In this regard, the Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus are the microorganisms associated most frequently to development of carious lesions (4) due to their capacity of adhering to the enamel surface and forming a bio-film facilitated by extracellular polysaccharides they produce by using sugar in the diet as a substrate, which favors demineralization measured by the acid products from bacterial metabolism (5).
The acid attack that initiates a carious lesion begins the process of decay by dissolving apatite crystals from a tooth surface.
9) After carious lesions are removed from isolated pits and fissures, acid etchant is applied to the prepared surface, followed by a bonding agent.
This treatment is an alternative therapy to conventional drilling and filling for non cavitated deciduous carious lesion.
Caries arresting effect of silver diamine fluoride on dentine carious lesion with S.
There is evidence that the ART sealant is a very effective carious lesion preventive treatment when placed both inside and outside the dental surgery.
The risk of developing new caries in the presence of an existing carious lesion appeared to increase with increasing deft and DMFT.