Classification of cavities

positin on the teeth classification of cavity and description

Class I:

occlusal fillings (on the masticatory surface) in molars and premolars (one area)

Class II:

occlusal fillings in molars and premolars from mesio until distal (2 and three areas)

MO = Mesio - occlusal

OD = distal - occlusal

MOD = mesio - occlusal - distal

Class III:

approximal fillings (mesial or distal) without including the cutting edge

Class IV:

build-up of corners and rims (fractures) including cutting edge

Class V:

fillings in the cervical area, erosions, wedge shaped defects