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International Poster Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine



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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 13 (2011), No. 4     15. Dec. 2011
First Prize Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 13 (2011), No. 4  (15.12.2011)

Poster 568, Language: English

Dental Caries - An Ever Expanding Horizon
Jahagirdar, Abhishek / Mujib B. R., Ahmed / G. Kulkarni, Pavan
One of the major diseases affecting mankind is caries and pulpal diseases. Dental caries is one which remains a puzzle for the present generation. Dental caries prevention and eradication remains an enigma to researchers and dentists. The combination of genetics, engineering and biotechnology combined with dentistry resulted in a new era of modern dentistry with answers to these mysterious questions. Few researches in their early stages have proven that many latest methods with superior technologies are more effective in prevention, reversal, eradication with minimal intervention in treatment of caries. This poster highlights many future technologies like the Bluetooth device for pH detection and ozone therapy for caries reversal etc.that are under research, which can provide a glistening future to dentistry. The promising answer is that if dental practitioners adapt themselves to the future techniques, "DENTAL CARIES", the hidden enemy can be shrunken in its bud stage.

Keywords: dental caries, caries diagnosis, caries reversal

Poster Award: First Prize

June 16th-17th, 2010
10th National Post Graduate Convention of Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
Club Mahindra Holiday Resorts, Coorg, Karnataka, India