Ch13

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Ch13
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2011-09-21 22:59:37
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  1. What bacterium causes dental caries?
    mutans streptococci
  2. What is the soft, sticky, bacterial mass that adheres to teeth?
    plaque
  3. What mineral in the enamel makes the crystal easier to dissolve?
    carbonated apatite
  4. The three factors necessary for the formation of dental caries are
    • bateria
    • fermentable carbohydrates
    • susceptible tooth
  5. What is the term for the dissolving of calcium and phosphate from a tooth?
    demineralization
  6. A patient with rapid and extensive formation of caries is given a diagnosis of
    rampant caries
  7. Dental caries that occur under or adjacent to existing dental restorations is termed
    recurrent caries
  8. How does saliva protect the teeth from dental caries?
    • physical actions
    • chemical action
    • anibacterial actions

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