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1. GV Black Classification

1.1. Class I

1.1.1. 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.

1.2. Class II

1.2.1. Lesions affecting the proximal surfaces of molars and premolars.

1.3. Class III

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

1.4. Class IV

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

1.5. Class V

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

1.6. Class VI (Simon's Modification)

1.6.1. Lesions affecting cuspal tips and incisal edges.

2. Diagnosis

2.1. Visual-Tactile Method

2.2. Radiography

2.3. Caries Detecting Dyes

2.4. Fiberoptic Transillumination

2.5. Electronic Caries Monitor

2.6. Magnification

2.7. Laser fluorescence

3. Prevention

3.1. Decrease the frequency of fermentable carbohydrate consumption

3.2. Use of flouride

3.2.1. Patient applied

3.2.2. Dentist applied

3.3. Pits and fissures sealants when indicated

3.4. Oral Hygiene

4. Risk Assessment

4.1. Caries Experience

4.2. Fluoride use

4.3. Oral Hygiene

4.4. Dietary factors

4.5. Bacterial activity

4.6. Saliva

4.7. Medical History

4.8. Socio-economic status