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dc.contributor.authorTorres, Marianna Guanaes Gomes-
dc.contributor.authorSantos, Aline da Silva-
dc.contributor.authorNeves, Frederico Sampaio-
dc.contributor.authorArriaga, Marcel Lautenschlager-
dc.contributor.authorCampos, Paulo Sérgio Flores-
dc.contributor.authorRebello, Iêda Margarida Crusoé Rocha-
dc.creatorTorres, Marianna Guanaes Gomes-
dc.creatorSantos, Aline da Silva-
dc.creatorNeves, Frederico Sampaio-
dc.creatorArriaga, Marcel Lautenschlager-
dc.creatorCampos, Paulo Sérgio Flores-
dc.creatorRebello, Iêda Margarida Crusoé Rocha-
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the detection of enamel-dentin occlusal caries using photostimulable phosphor plates. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The ability to detect enamel-dentin occlusal caries in 607 premolars and molars from 47 patients between 10 and 18 years old, referred to the School of Dentistry of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, was evaluated based on clinical and radiographic examinations, using the criteria proposed in a previous study. A total of 156 bitewing digital images were obtained using Digora® (Soredex Medical Systems, Helsinki, Finland) phosphor plates. The plates were scanned and the images were captured and displayed on a computer screen. Image evaluation was done using Digora® for Windows 2.1 software, Soredex®. The radiologists were allowed to use enhancement tools to obtain better visibility during scoring of the teeth based on the radiographic criteria proposed in a previous study. Descriptive analysis and chi-squared proportion tests were done at 5% significance level. RESULTS: The results of clinical examination showed a higher prevalence of teeth with a straight dark line or demineralization of the occlusal fissure (score 1) and a lower prevalence of sealed teeth (score 5). In the bitewing digital images, 47 teeth presented visible radiolucency, circumscribed, in dentin under occlusal enamel (enamel-dentin caries lesions). CONCLUSIONS: Correlating the clinical and radiographic findings, it was found that in the majority of teeth diagnosed by radiographic images as having enamel-dentin caries, no caries could be detected by clinical examination.pt_BR
dc.subjectDental cariespt_BR
dc.subjectBitewing radiographspt_BR
dc.subjectDigital radiographypt_BR
dc.subjectPhotostimulable phosphorpt_BR
dc.titleAssessment of enamel-dentin caries lesions detection using bitewing PSP digital imagespt_BR
dc.title.alternativeJournal of Applied Oral Sciencept_BR
dc.typeArtigo de Periódicopt_BR
dc.identifier.numberv.19, n. 5.pt_BR
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