Contents Page

CONTENTS

Caries Diagnosis: An Introduction
Diagnosis vs Detection
Statistical Concepts In Diagnostic Test Systems
An Overview Of Caries Detection Methods

Visual-Tactile Caries Diagnosis

Brief Description
Working Principle
The Method
Effectiveness
Tools Used In Visual-Tactile Caries Diagnosis
Conclusion

Radiography
Brief Description
Conventional Radiography vs Digital Radiography
Types Of Radiographs
Radiographic Classification Of Caries
Effectiveness


Fiber Optic Transillumination
Fiber Optic Transillumination (FOTI)
Brief Description
Working Principle
The Method
Effectiveness
Sensitivity And Specificity
Limitations

Digital Fiber Optic Transillumination
Brief Description
The Method
Sensitivity And Specificity
Limitations

Electrical Conductance
Brief Description
Working Principle
Instrumentation
Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)
Effectiveness
Factors Affecting Electrical Measurements
Advantages And Disadvantages

Laser Fluorescence And Quantitative Light Fluorescence
Overview
Laser Fluorescence
Brief Description
Working Principle
Effectiveness, Sensitivity And Specificity
Quantitative Light Fluorescence
Brief Description
Working Principle
Effectiveness, Sensitivity And Specificity

Towards The Future: Other New And Emerging Technologies

Overview
Infrared Thermography
Ultrasound Technology
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Polarised Raman Spectroscopy (PRS)

A Summary
Visual-Tactile Caries Diagnosis
Radiography
Fiber-Optic Transillumination (FOTI)
Digital Fiber-Optic Transillumination (DIFOTI)
Electrical Conductance
Laser Fluorescence and Quantitative Light Fluorescence
Towards the Future: Other New And Emerging Technologies



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