Latifa Alhowaish

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Review   
    Non-invasive and Minimally Invasive Management of Carious Lesions in Children: A Scoping Review
    Author(s): Latifa Alhowaish*

    Background: Dental caries is a major health problem affecting children in all areas of the world. Less-invasive treatment modalities are gaining popularity to avoid the burden of more conventional treatments. Aim: To provide a comprehensive and focused review of available evidence on non-invasive and minimally invasive caries management options in children. Materials and Methods: Relevant scientific research papers were retrieved by searching numerous databases, including MEDLINE, EBASE, PubMed, and Cochrane Library. The search was conducted up to the end of December 2020 using both free text and controlled vocabulary (MeSH) terms. The following search terms were used “Non-Invasive Dentistry”, “Minimally Invasive Dentistry”, “Stepwise Caries Excavation”, “Selective.. Read More»

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