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Contemporary Approach to Dental Caries

Edited by Ming-Yu Li

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

With an update of the recent progress in etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of caries, it may be said that the final defeat of dental caries is becoming possible soon. Based on the research in this area in recent decades, "Contemporary Approach to Dental Caries" contained the caries in general, the diagnosis of caries, caries control and prevention, the medical treatment of caries, dental caries in children and others such as secondary caries. This book provides the reader with a guide of progress on the study of dental caries. The book will appeal to dental students, educators, hygienists, therapists and dentists who wish to update their knowledge. It will make you feel reading is profitable and useful for your practice.

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Contemporary Approach to Dental CariesEdited by Ming-Yu Li

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2178

ISBN: 978-953-51-0305-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6903-1

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

100446 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

47 Web of Science Citations

69 Dimensions Citations


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1. Caries Through Time: An Anthropological Overview

By Luis Pezo Lanfranco and Sabine Eggers


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2. Socioeconomic Influence on Caries Susceptibility in Juvenile Individuals with Limited Dental Care: Example from an Early Middle Age Population (Great Moravia, 9th-10th Centuries A.D., Czech Republic)

By Virginie Gonzalez-Garcin, Gaëlle Soulard, Petr Velemínský, Petra Stránská and Jaroslav Bruzek


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3. Impacted Teeth and Their Influence on the Caries Lesion Development

By Amila Brkić


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4. Susceptibility of Enamel Treated with Bleaching Agents to Mineral Loss After Cariogenic Challenge

By Hüseyin Tezel and Hande Kemaloğlu


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5. Statistical Models for Dental Caries Data

By David Todem


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6. Traditional and Novel Caries Detection Methods

By Michele Baffi Diniz, Jonas de Almeida Rodrigues and Adrian Lussi


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7. How to Diagnose Hidden Caries? The Role of Laser Fluorescence

By Camilo Abalos, Amparo Jiménez-Planas, Elena Guerrero, Manuela Herrera and Rafael Llamas


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8. Clinical, Salivary and Bacterial Markers on the Orthodontic Treatment

By Edith Lara-Carrillo


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9. The Dental Volumetric Tomography, RVG, and Conventional Radiography in Determination the Depth of Approximal Caries

By Cafer Türkmen, Gökhan Yamaner and Bülent Topbaşı


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10. Effect of 1000 or More ppm Relative to 440 to 550 ppm Fluoride Toothpaste - A Systematic Review

By Alexandra Saldarriaga Cadavid, Rubén Darío Manrique Hernández and Clara María Arango Lince


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11. Microbial Dynamics and Caries: The Role of Antimicrobials

By Andréa C.B. Silva, Daniela C.C. Souza, Gislaine S. Portela, Demetrius A.M. Araújo and Fábio C. Sampaio


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12. Inhibitory Effects of the Phytochemicals Partially Hydrolyzed Alginate, Leaf Extracts of Morus alba and Salacia Extracts on Dental Caries

By Tsuneyuki Oku, Michiru Hashiguchi and Sadako Nakamura


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13. Sealing of Fissures on Masticatory Surfaces of Teeth as a Method for Caries Prophylaxis

By Elżbieta Jodkowska


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14. Probiotics and the Reduction of Dental Caries Risk

By Arezoo Tahmourespour


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15. Laser Technology for Caries Removal

By Adriana Bona Matos, Cynthia Soares de Azevedo, Patrícia Aparecida da Ana, Sergio Brossi Botta and Denise Maria Zezell


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16. White-Spot Lesions in Orthodontics: Incidence and Prevention

By Airton O. Arruda, Scott M. Behnan and Amy Richter


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17. Filling Materials for the Caries

By Cafer Türkmen


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18. Caries Incidence in School Children Included in a Caries Preventive Program: A Longitudinal Study

By Laura Emma Rodríguez-Vilchis, Rosalía Contreras-Bulnes, Felipe González-Solano, Judith Arjona-Serrano, María del Rocío Soto-Mendieta and Blanca Silvia González-López


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19. Effect of Dental Caries on Children Growth

By Tayebeh Malek Mohammadi and Elizabeth Jane Kay


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20. The Effects of Plant Extracts on Dental Plaque and Caries

By Hamidreza Poureslami


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21. Secondary Caries

By Guang-yun Lai and Ming-yu Li


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22. Molar Incisor Hypomineralization: Morphological, Aetiological, Epidemiological and Clinical Considerations

By Márcia Pereira Alves dos Santos and Lucianne Cople Maia


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23. Caries and Periodontal Disease in Rice-Cultivating Yayoi People of Ancient Japan

By Tomoko Hamasaki and Tadamichi Takehara


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