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200

Rampant Caries

→ decay that develops rapidly and is widespread throughout the mouth

200

Fermentable carbohydrates

→simple carbohydrates, such as sucrose, fructose, lactose, and glucose

200

Calcification

→a tooth's normal dental pulp chamber is compromised due to a reduction in size or obliterated due to trauma, disease, decay or age

300

Xerostomia

Dry mouth

300

Deposition

Process where the body lays down new bone

300

Lactobacilli

→bacteria that produce lactic acid from carbohydrates; associated with causing dental caries

300

Mutans Streptococci

→type of bacteria primarily responsible for dental caries

300

Calculus

→Is a yellow or brown colored deposit that forms when plaque hardens on your teeth

400

Dental Papilla

Gingiva between the teeth
400

Incipient

→tooth decay at its initial stage, beginning to form or become apparent

400

Demineralization

Loss of minerals from a tooth

400
Remineralization

Replacement of minerals on a tooth

400

Caries

Tooth decay/Cavity

500

OHI

Oral Hygiene Instructions

500
Osteoblasts

Cells that form bone

500

Osteoclats

Cells that resorb bone

500

Fluorosis

Excessive fluoride

500

Plaque

→is a sticky, colorless or pale-yellow film that is constantly forming on your teeth. When saliva, food and fluids combine

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