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International Journal of Dentistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 326401, 8 pages
Approximal Caries Detection by DIFOTI: In Vitro Comparison of Diagnostic Accuracy/Efficacy with Film and Digital Radiography
1Division of Cariology, Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
2Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
3The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care, Stockholm, Sweden
Received 29 August 2012; Accepted 12 October 2012
Academic Editor: Yasuhiro Morimoto
Copyright © 2012 Á. Ástvaldsdóttir 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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