Effect of diagnostic threshold on the validity and reliability of epidemiological caries diagnosis using the Dundee Selectable Threshold Method for caries diagnosis (DSTM)

Hazel E. Fyffe, Chris Deery, Zoann J. Nugent, Nigel M. Nuttall, Nigel B. Pitts

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    Abstract

    To develop a method for recording dental caries at the D1 (enamel and dentine) diagnostic threshold (without loss of D3 information) and assess its reliability, 'benchmark' validity and potential effects on reported caries prevalence and needs assessment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)42-51
    Number of pages10
    JournalCommunity Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
    Volume28
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2000

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