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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 76-79

Chair side simple caries activity test: Ora test

1 Former P. G. Student, CODS, Mangalore, India
2 Head of Department, Dept of Pedodontics, CODS, Mangalore, India
3 Dept. of Pedodontics, S. D. M. Dental College, Dharwad, India

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Dept of Pedodontics, College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.26020

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Oratest, a caries activity test was performed on 48 school going children of Mangalore city to estimate efficacy of the test. High statistical significance was found when the means of control and test group were compared [γ = 0.913]. The Oratest is found to be a simple chair side, less time consuming and inexpensive caries activity test.


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