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Understanding Dental Caries : From Pathogenesis to Prevention and Therapy / Michel Goldberg

Publication year: 2016

ISBN: 978-3-319-30552-3

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Explains the biological background of dental caries and the formation of carious lesions, providing the reader with a sound basis for understanding the role and effectiveness of different therapeutic and preventive measures. Detailed information is presented on pathogenesis, ultrastructure, and diagnosis. All aspects of the carious process are covered, including development of the initial carious lesion limited to the enamel, evolution of the enamel carious lesion toward a dentin carious lesion, superficial and deep dentin lesions, and cervical erosions. Strategies for prevention and dental tissue regeneration are elaborated and both conventional therapies and minimally invasive and non-invasive treatment approaches are discussed. A separate section is devoted to dental fluorosis and the use of fluoridation and remineralisation agents. Thoroughly explains the biological background of dental caries Presents detailed information on pathogenesis, ultrastructure, and diagnosis Discusses the role and effectiveness of therapeutic and preventive measures

Subject: Dentistry, Dental caries, Dental treatment, Dental health, Cariology, Cervical erosions, Dentin, Enamel, Fluoride