Ch13

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Ch13
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2011-09-21 22:44:53
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  1. Another name for tooth decay is
    caries
  2. "blank" is the loss of minerals from the tooth.
    demineralization
  3. "blank" is the replacement of minerals in the tooth.
    remineralization
  4. The type of bacteria primarily responsible for caries is
    mutans streptococci
  5. "blank" is a type of bacteria that produces lactic acid from carbohydrates.
    lactobacillus
  6. "blank" is a colorless sticky mass of microorganisms that adheres to tooth surfaces.
    plaque
  7. The formation of a cavity or hole is
    cavitation
  8. "blank" is tooth decay that is beginning to form.
    incipient caries
  9. Decay that develops rapidily and is widespread throughout the mouth is termed
    rampant caries
  10. "blank" is dryness of the mouth caused by abnormal reduction in the amount of saliva.
    xerostomia
  11. The tin coating of salivary materials that are deposited on tooth surfaces is a
    pellicle
  12. Simple carbohydrate such as sucrose, fructose, lactose, and glucose are
    fermentable carbohydrates
  13. Managing dental caries by risk assessment in known as
    CAMBRA

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