THEORY II FINAL REVIEW!

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THEORY II FINAL REVIEW!
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  1. an exposure that increases the probability that disease will occur
    risk factor
  2. beginning caries, limited to the enamel
    incipient caries
  3. tiny openings
    micropore
  4. a compound of high molecular weight formed by a combination of a chain of simpler molecules (monomers)
    polymer
  5. fluoride aids in blocking ______ ______
    dentinal tubule
  6. a statement of the problem; a concise technical description of the cause, nature, or manifestations of a condition, situation, or problem; identification of a disease or deviation from normal condition by recognition of characteristic signs and symptoms
    diagnosis
  7. prediction of the outcome; forecast of the probably course and outcome of a disease and the prospects of recovery as expected by the nature of the specific condition and the symptoms of the case.
    prognosis
  8. providing oral care based on relevant scientifically sound research
    evidence-based
  9. resulting from the activity of a clinician; disorders induced in a pt by the clinician
    iatrogenic
  10. the fibrous tissue left after healing of a wound
    cicatrix
  11. dryness of the mouth because of thickened reduced or absence salivary flow. increases the risk for infection and compromised chewing, speaking, and swallowing. persistent dry mouth increases the risk for dental caries.
    xerostomia
  12. the surface film that contains microorganisms and other biologic substances
    plaque (biofilm)
  13. abnormal concretion composed of mineral salts, usually occurring within the hollow organs of their passage; also called stones, such as gall stones or kidney stones
    calculus
  14. mineralized dental biofilm that occurs on a dental prosthesis
    denture calculus

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