Sanhouri, "Distribution of white spot lesions
among orthodontic patients attending teaching institutes in Khartoum," BMC Oral Health, vol.
The results show that the overall prevalence of white spot lesions
in the test group patients was 87%, while it was 18% in control group.
Sometimes during remineralization of these white spot lesions
stains get incorporated into the lesion leading to the formation of brown spots.
I would recommend that all clinicians try the Icon product when attempting to remineralize white spot lesions
, post orthodontic treatment.
Prevalence of white spot lesions
in 19-year-olds: a study on untreated and orthodontically treated persons 5 years after treatment.
Meyer-Lueckel, "Masking of white spot lesions
by resin infiltration in vitro," Journal of Dentistry, vol.
Ion release from a novel orthodontic resin bonding agent for the reduction and/or prevention of white spot lesions
. An in vitro study.
Risk factors for incidence and severity of white spot lesions
during treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances.
Fewer than half of responding hygienists considered evidence of incipient cavitation (white spot lesions
) to be a significant risk indicator for caries.
The intra-oral examination recorded the presence of carious lesions in the following primary teeth: 55, 54, 52, 51, 61, 62, 64, 65, 75, 74, 84 and 85 with cavities, and 63 with white spot lesions
. The child had 65% of his teeth with caries with an index of 13.
Icon is reported to inhibit lesion progression and increase life expectancy for the tooth while providing an esthetic alternative to microabrasion and other restorative treatments for cariogenic white spot lesions
. Icon is available in a Mini-kit with two treatment units or a package of seven units for both proximal and smooth surface treatments.
Block's assessment for caries an effort to look for white spot lesions
along the gum lines as well as plaque and/or inflammation.