Caries de Superficies Radiculares: Etiología, diagnóstico y manejo clínico

Gustavo Parodi Estellano


Como todas las lesiones de caries, la caries de superficies radiculares (CSR) refleja un cambio tisular continuo. Es esencial diagnosticar los síntomas antes que esas lesiones lleguen a estar cavitadas. Por la misma razón, y para poder decidir entre modalidades invasivas y no-invasivas, deberá ser perfectamente comprendida la dinámica de la formación de la lesión cariosa. Este artículo revisa la etiología, los criterios de diagnóstico y los factores de riesgo en caries de superficies radiculares, y también discute la prevención y la terapéutica, haciendo un especial énfasis en procedimientos de remineralización y en un enfoque no- invasivo de este problema. 

Palabras clave

caries radiculares; geriatría; remineralización; flúor; clorhexidina; diaminofluoruro de plata

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