(3,10,11) This problem could be minimized using temporary tooth separation, which has been widely used in clinical practice and is a non-destructive, reversible and inexpensive technique.
With regard to the use of temporary tooth separation as a diagnostic aid in pediatric dentistry, a period of one week works well and is administratively convenient.
Furthermore, temporary tooth separation provides a spacing narrower than 1.0 mm.
Temporary tooth separation with special reference to the diagnosis and preventive management of equivocal approximal carious lesions.
Temporary tooth separation in the treatment of approximal carious lesions.