Mohammed Rashid Al Jubouri

Department of Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq


  • Review Article   
    Minimally Invasive Cavity Preparation Techniques.
    Author(s): Sameerah Jameel Tarfa* and Mohammed Rashid Al Jubouri

    Regardless of the reality that the preponderance of dental caries has declined in recent decades, it represents the most common disease internationally. The conventional operative treatment of the dental caries was based on the removal of carious lesions along with sound dental structures in order to provide mechanical retention for restorative materials that were used at that time. With the current understanding of the caries process and the advancement of adhesive restorative materials, this type of intervention is considered a devastating method and should not be performed. A few decades ago, the concept of Minimally Invasive Dentistry (MID) was introduced and it advocates the selective removal of carious lesions while at the same time preserving intact tissues. The main MID pillars are early diagnosis, disease prevention and minimal surgical intervention for the cavitated lesions... Read More»

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