White defects on enamel: Diagnosis and anatomopathology: Two essential factors for proper treatment (part 1)

Early-stage caries (white spots), fluoroses, traumatic hypomineralizations and molar incisive hypomineralization (MIH) all present, to differing degrees, clinical symptoms involving white marks on the enamel. This article shows that proper diagnosis leads to better understanding of the three-dimensional aspects of the lesion, thereby ensuring the appropriate choice of a specific treatment.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23597715

International Orthodontics 2013 ; 11 : 139-165 (page 1) International Orthodontics 2013 ; 11 : 139-165 (page 2) International Orthodontics 2013 ; 11 : 139-165 (page 3)