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  1. What type of lessions are below the surface?
    ulcers
  2. What type of lesions are above the surface?
    blisters
  3. What type of lesions are even with the surface?
    bruises
  4. What condition appears as a white patch or area?
    leukoplakia
  5. What condition results from an infection caused by a yeastlike fungus?
    candidiasis
  6. What is another name for "canker sore"?
    aphthous ulcer
  7. What is the condition in which inflammation causes severe pain and high fever?
    cellulitis
  8. What is the term for inflammation of the tongue?
    glossitis
  9. What is the condition in which the pattern of the tongue changes?
    geographic tongue
  10. What is the condition in which the body does not absorb vitamin B12?
    perniciuos anemia
  11. What type of cancer affects the blood-forming organs?
    leukemia
  12. What is a common precancerous lesion among users of smokeless tobacco?
    leukoplakia
  13. What is therm for a malignant lesion in the epithelial tissue of the oral cavity?
    carcinoma
  14. What causes radiation caries?
    lack of saliva
  15. What is the condition frequently seen on the lateral border of the tongue of patients with HIV/AIDS?
    hairy leukoplakia
  16. What opportunistic infection is seen as purplish-colored lesions on the skin or oral mucosa of patients with HIV/AIDS?
    Kaposi's sarcoma
  17. WHat is the malignant condition that involves the lymph nodes of patients with HIV/AIDS?
    lymphadenopathy
  18. What is the term for abnormally large jaws?
    macrognathia
  19. What is the name for bony growths in the palate?
    torus palatinus
  20. What is a more common term for ankyloglossia?
    tongue-tie
  21. What is the dental term for "tooth within a tooth"?
    dens in dente
  22. What is the term used for abnormally small teeth?
    microdontia
  23. What term is used to describe two teeth joining together?
    fusion
  24. Name the hereditary abnormality in which there are hypoplasia-type defects in the enamel formation.
    amelogenesis imperfecta
  25. Which of the following are potential complications of oral-facial piercing?
    • infection
    • chipped teeth
    • broken teeth
  26. What factors can cause meth mouth?
    • consumption of sugary soft drinks
    • lack of saliva caused by the drug
    • clenching and grinding of the teeth

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