Classification of caries, or carious formations, is intended for the proper treatment of diseases of the hard part of the tooth. Such classifications are very large, they are divided into groups according to certain features.
Caries - a disease of the hard part of the tooth, which contributes to its destruction and the emergence of painful sensations. It leads, as a rule, to pulp diseases and other unpleasant consequences. In case of untimely treatment of a caries caries can lead to loss of tooth. Classification of all types of caries is carried out according to various features, which will be discussed below.
Classification of caries is carried out according to the following criteria:
- Depending on the depth of tissue damage;
- Depending on the manifestations of the disease;
- Depending on which tissue is struck;
- Depending on localization.
Classification of carious lesions, in turn, is also divided by species.
Classification according to the depth of tissue damage
This type of carious lesion can be expressed in the following ways: