Sealants or fluoride varnishes: which treatment is better for preventing decay in the permanent back teeth of children and adolescents?

Tooth decay is when a small hole develops in a tooth. This happens because bacteria that live in the mouth feed on sugar in the food we eat. As they…

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How accurate are fluorescence devices for detecting and diagnosing early tooth decay?

>Dentist holding caries detector with fluorescent light for checking the teeth. Dentists often aim to identify tooth decay that has already advanced to a level which needs a filling. If…

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Light‐based tests for the detection and diagnosis of early tooth decay

> Dentists often aim to identify tooth decay that has already advanced to a level which needs a filling. If dentists were able to find tooth decay when it has…

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