Some articles on cavitated:

Minimal Intervention Dentistry - Approach To Restorative Dentistry - Restoration
... Where decay is reversible, it is referred to as non-cavitated decay, where healing is possible by the hardening process of remineralisation ... In this situation of cavitated decay, the cavity will have to be filled to restore the tooth ... Minimal intervention dentistry is focused on filling only cavitated regions, leaving non-cavitated decay to be remineralised, thus restoring the tooth while removing as ...