117 Cariogenicity, Caries Detection, and Risk Assessment (PDS)

Friday, March 23, 2012: 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Session Type: Poster Discussion Session
1.25 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
To discuss aspects of cariogenicity through sequencing of proteins, caries detection differences between visual scoring systems, use of hydration for OCT, qualitative evaluation of risk assessment, and oral health status at a population level.
Poster Viewing Period
Initial exon sequencing of putatively acid-neutralizing basic proline rich proteins
M. LEVINE, Health Science Center, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, and P.M. GAFFNEY, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK
Diagnostic Outcomes of Two Visual-Tactile Caries Scoring Systems 
S. TIKHONOVA1, J. FEINE1, N. PUSTAVOITAVA2, and P. ALLISON1, 1Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2Department of Operative Dentistry, Belarusian State Medical University, Minsk, Belarus
Influence of Tooth-surface Hydration on Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging
Y. SHIMAMURA1, H. KUROKAWA1, M. IINO1, R. MURAYAMA1, M. TAKIMOTO1, S. ANDO2, M. MIYAZAKI2, Y. HOSOYA3, and J. PLATT4, 1School of Dentistry, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, 2Operative dentistry, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, 3Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan, 4School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Evaluation of Caries Risk Assessment:  Analysis of Focus Groups Interview
O. ISYUTINA, Indiana University, Carmel, IN, and G. MAUPOME, Dept. of Preventive & Community Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Oral Health Situational Analysis in Preschoolers at Zacatecas Kindergarden
M.D.C. ACEVES MEDINA, C.Y. DÍAZ ROSAS, L.A. AGUILERA GALAVIZ, P. AGUILAR DOMÍNGUEZ, C.J. SANTIBAÑEZ VALLES, and M.E. HERNÁNDEZ MONTOYA, Área de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico