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International Journal of Dentistry
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 150424, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/150424
Clinical Study

Measuring Dental Caries in the Mixed Dentition by ICDAS

1Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, P.O. Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
2Institute of Stomatology, University of Tartu, Raekoja Plats 6, 51003 Tartu, Estonia
3Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland

Received 9 July 2011; Accepted 24 August 2011

Academic Editor: Alexandre Rezende Vieira

Copyright © 2011 Eino Honkala et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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