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Tannråte, karies

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Definisjon:
Bakteriesykdom i tennene karakterisert ved demineralisering av tannens emalje og dentin
Forekomst:
Tannråte er svært vanlig
Symptomer:
Er i tidlig fase asymptomatisk, senere oppstår tannverk
Funn:
Dentalt forfall viser seg som opake (ugjennomsiktige) hvite områder i emaljen med gråe undertoner, eller i mer uttalte tilfeller, som brune kaviteter
Diagnostikk:
Sjelden aktuelt med andre undersøkelser
Behandling:
Fjerne kariøst vev og erstatte det med en tannfylling
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  9. Worthington HV, MacDonald L, Poklepovic Pericic T, et al. Home use of interdental cleaning devices, in addition to toothbrushing, for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental caries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012018. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012018.pub2. DOI  
  • Terje Johannessen, professor i allmennmedisin, Trondheim

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Juliane Mellemstrand Gaustad, tannlege, Saupstad tannklinikk