occlusal caries

oc·clu·sal car·ies

caries starting from the occlusal surface of a tooth.
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oc·clu·sal ca·ries

(ŏ-klūzăl karēz)
Caries starting from occlusal tooth surface.
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Detection, diagnosing, monitoring and logical treatment of occlusal caries in relation to lesion activity and severity: an in vivo examination with histological validation.
Pit and fissure sealants have been applied for the prevention of occlusal caries since the 1970s (5-7).
Reproducibility and accuracy of the ICDAS-II for occlusal caries detection.
In a study comparing DIAGNOdent and DIAGNOdent pen in detecting occlusal caries it was found that this new device gives comparable results with DIAGNOdent (24).
Therefore, it is necessary to study new strategies for the prevention of occlusal caries.
Traditional and novel methods for occlusal caries detection: performance on primary teeth.
Validation of DIAGNOdent laser fluorescence and the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) in diagnosis of occlusal caries in permanent teeth.
Imaging of inter proximal and occlusal caries, near the beginning root caries, and for imaging decay under compound fillings.
Fried, "Selective removal of natural occlusal caries by coupling near infrared imaging with a CO(2) laser," Biomedical Optics (BiOS), vol.
Tooth 36 presented a large area of occlusal caries, and the patient experienced acute pain, increasing at night.