Cervical Sclerotic Dentin: Resin Bonding

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Fig. 10.1 (a) SEM micrograph of sclerotic dentin lesion showing a dentinal tubule that was heavily occluded with large cubic whitlockite crystallites (pointers) (Modified from Tay and Pashley (2004a)) (b)…

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Superficial and Deep Carious Lesions

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Fig. 9.1 (a) An X-ray figure showing proximal cavities in premolars. (b) An old silver amalgam restoration and fissures. (c) Occlusal restoration with caries-infiltrated fissures Fig. 9.2 After acid or…

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The Early Enamel Carious Lesion

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Fig. 4.1 Schematic drawing of the initial carious lesion including a surface zone, the subsurface lesion (or body of the lesion), the condensation zones (dark zone and translucent zone), and…

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Enamel Etching

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Fig. 3.1 (a) Crystallite of a mouse incisor. Alignments of hydroxyapatite monocrystals form a lattice, with – 5 Å–6.8 Å spacing. (b) Axial dissolution of a crystallite. (c) The acidic…

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Ultrastructure of the Enamel-Cementum Junction

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Fig. 12.1 Schematic transition between procollagen chains, nucleated under the influence of the C-propeptide. The procollagen trimer is transformed into collagen, a process followed by collagen fibrillation (Linsennnmayer 1981) 12.2…

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The Dentinoenamel Junction

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Fig. 8.1 (a) Enamel surface near the enamel-cementum junction. Prints or depressions of the proximal zone of ameloblasts form alignments (asterisk). (b) In the cervical zone, prisms (P) are aligned…

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Enamel Softening (Dental Erosion)

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Fig. 2.1 Rat’s molar enamel. (a) Normal aprismatic outer enamel/hydroxyapatite crystals are parallel, forming a continuous palisade-like structure. (b) Beneath the surface, enamel displays a prismatic structure, where prisms (P)…

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Invasive and Noninvasive Therapies

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Factors Description Is the factor modifiable? Disease indicators Having a high predictive value for further lesion development Caries experience (Previous restorations, carious lesions from early demineralization to deep lesion that…

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Fluoride

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Fig. 15.1 Dental fluorosis. (a) Mild fluorosis with slight accentuation of the perikymata, (b) moderate fluorosis, showing a white opaque appearance, (c) moderate, white opaque enamel with some discoloration and…

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Cervical Regeneration

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Michel Goldberg (ed.)Understanding Dental Caries10.1007/978-3-319-30552-3_14 14. Cervical Regeneration Michel Goldberg1   (1) University Paris Descartes, Sorbonne, Paris Cité and INSERM UMR-S1124, 45 rue des Saints Pères, Cedex 06, 75270 Paris, France…

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