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Impact of visual inspection and radiographs for caries detection in children through a 2-year randomized clinical trial (June 2020 Article 2)
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JADA June 2020

Background. Visual inspection (VIS) with radiographic examination (RAD) is the recommended diagnostic strategy for detecting caries in children; however, this recommendation is based on accuracy studies. The authors conducted a clinical trial to compare the detection and subsequent treatment of carious lesions in primary molars performed with VIS alone and with RAD.

Key Words. Clinical trial; dental caries; radiography; primary teeth; diagnosis; children.

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