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RSBO Revista Sul-Brasileira de Odontologia 2012, 9 3

Autor: Abhishek Mehta

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RSBO Revista Sul-Brasileira de Odontologia ISSN: 1806-7727 fbaratto@uol.com.br Universidade da Região de Joinville Brasil Mehta, Abhishek Comprehensive review of caries assessment systems developed over the last decade RSBO Revista Sul-Brasileira de Odontologia, vol.
9, núm.
3, julio-septiembre, 2012, pp.
316-321 Universidade da Região de Joinville Joinville, Brasil Disponible en: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=153023729015 Cómo citar el artículo Número completo Más información del artículo Página de la revista en redalyc.org Sistema de Información Científica Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal Proyecto académico sin fines de lucro, desarrollado bajo la iniciativa de acceso abierto ISSN: Printed version: 1806-7727 Electronic version: 1984-5685 RSBO.
2012 Jul-Sep;9(3):316-21 Literature Review Article Comprehensive review of caries assessment systems developed over the last decade Abhishek Mehta1 Corresponding author: Abhishek Mehta Associate Professor and Head, Dept.
of Public Health Dentistry Dr.
H.
S.
Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University Chandigarh (U.T.) E-mail: mehta_abhishek2003@yahoo.co.in 1 Dept.
of Public Health Dentistry, Dr.
H.
S.
Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University – Chandigarh (U.T.). Received for publication: November 25, 2011.
Accepted for publication: March 8, 2012. Keywords: caries assessment; DMF index; significant caries index; ICDAS; specific caries index; PUFA; CAST. Abstract Introduction: World Health Organization (WHO) in the year 2007 recognized the growing burden of oral diseases worldwide and emphasized the need to scale up action based on comprehensive data collection systems.
In view of the global epidemic of untreated caries in children there is an urgent need to establish a scoring system that both assesses and quantifies various advanced stages of caries.
Furthermore, the available data are not readily...





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