Quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF) method has been used in vitro, in situ and in vivo as a diagnostic method in assessing smooth surface caries over the last twenty years. Coincidentally, reversal or remineralization of early smooth surface lesion by remineralizing agents has been substantiated by in vitro and in situ studies over the last twenty years. However, there are very few reported clinical trials to assess the effectiveness of these remineralizing agents by using QLF. This research aims at exploring the remineralizing potential of a specially formulated remineralizing mouth rinse and the gold-standard Sodium Fluoride (NaF) rinse by using QLF as a monitoring tool.
Vaderhobli R, Saunders L, Billings R, Feng C, Malmstrom H (2012) Clinically Assessing Remineralizing Therapies using Quantitative Light-induced Fluorescence: A Pilot Study. Dentistry 2:112.