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  1. What is the primary purpose of caries diagnosis?
  1. Which of the following is true about the dental perspective of caries diagnosis?
  1. ____________ are the first visual indication of caries in enamel?
  1. What are the basic tools for detecting caries lesions by visual inspection?
  1. Which of the following is true about using a dental probe?
  1. Which of the following classifications indicates dentin lesions with a cavity that reaches the pulp?
  1. How do moisture levels on the tooth surface affect the visibility of a lesion?
  1. Which visual–tactile set of diagnostic criteria is considered the best choice for performing caries lesion diagnosis?
  1. ____________ reduces radiation exposure during bitewing radiography?
  1. Which of the following factors influence the quality and interpretation of radiographic images when diagnosing caries lesions?
  1. Which of the following is true about the usefulness of complementing the clinical visual–tactile examination with bitewing radiography?
  1. Which of the following is a benefit of bitewing radiography?
  1. What is the main limitation of bitewing radiography?
  1. Which of the following methods of caries lesion detection and assessment is the only technique that is currently widely used in dental practice?
  1. What is one reason behind having pediatricians help in caries diagnosis?