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CARIES

GV Black Classification

Class I

lesions affecting pits or fissures. These are located in the occlusal surfaces of molars and premolars, the occlusal two-thirds of the buccal surfaces of molars, the lingual surfaces of upper incisors, and occasionally in the lingual surfaces of upper molars.

Class II

Lesions affecting the proximal surfaces of molars and premolars.

Class III

Lesions affecting the proximal surfaces of canines, and incisors not involving the incisal angles.

Class IV

Lesions affecting the proximal surfaces of incisors or canines which also involve one or both of the incisal angles.

Class V

Lesions affecting the gingival third of the labial, buccal, lingual, or palatal surfaces of any tooth.

Class VI (Simon's Modification)

Lesions affecting cuspal tips and incisal edges.

Diagnosis

Visual-Tactile Method

Radiography

Caries Detecting Dyes

Fiberoptic Transillumination

Electronic Caries Monitor

Magnification

Laser fluorescence

Prevention

Decrease the frequency of fermentable carbohydrate consumption

Use of flouride

Patient applied

Dentist applied

Pits and fissures sealants when indicated

Oral Hygiene

Risk Assessment

Caries Experience

Fluoride use

Oral Hygiene

Dietary factors

Bacterial activity

Saliva

Medical History

Socio-economic status