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A new screening method to detect proximal dental caries using fluorescence imaging

Authors
 Eun-Soo Kim  ;  Eun-Song Lee  ;  Si-Mook Kang  ;  Eun-Ha Jung  ;  Elbert de Josselin de Jong  ;  Hoi-In Jung  ;  Baek-Il Kim 
Citation
 PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, Vol.20 : 257-262, 2017 
Journal Title
 PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY 
ISSN
 1572-1000 
Issue Date
2017
Keywords
Caries detection ; Proximal caries ; Quantitative light-induced fluorescence ; Radiography ; Red fluorescence ; Screening
Abstract
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess the screening performance of the quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF) technology to detect proximal caries using both fluorescence loss and red fluorescence in a clinical situation. Moreover, a new simplified QLF score for the proximal caries (QS-Proximal) is proposed and its validity for detecting proximal caries was evaluated as well. METHODS: This clinical study included 280 proximal surfaces, which were assessed by visual-tactile and radiographic examinations and scored by each scoring system according to lesion severity. The occlusal QLF images were analysed in two different ways: (1) a quantitative analysis producing fluorescence loss (ΔF) and red fluorescence (ΔR) parameters; and (2) a new QLF scoring index. For both quantitative parameters and QS-Proximal, the sensitivity, specificity, and area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUROC) were calculated as a function of the radiographic scoring index at the enamel and dentine caries levels. RESULTS: Both ΔF and ΔR showed excellent AUROC values at the dentine caries level (ΔF=0.860, ΔR=0.902) whereas a relatively lower value was observed at the enamel caries level (ΔF=0.655, ΔR=0.686). The QS-Proximal also showed excellent AUROC ranged from 0.826 to 0.864 for detecting proximal caries at the dentine level. CONCLUSION: The QS-Proximal, which represents fluorescence changes, showed excellent performance in detecting proximal caries using the radiographic score as the gold standard.
Full Text
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572100017303083
DOI
10.1016/j.pdpdt.2017.10.009
Appears in Collections:
2. College of Dentistry (치과대학) > Dept. of Preventive Dentistry and Public Oral Health (예방치과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kang, Si-Mook(강시묵) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2341-3636
Kim, Baek Il(김백일) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8234-2327
Lee, Eun Song(이은송) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2949-4783
Jung, Eun Ha(정은하)
Jung, Hoi In(정회인) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1978-6926
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/161320
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