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dental caries definition

  • noun:
    • The formation of cavities when you look at the teeth by the activity of bacteria; oral cavaties.
    • tooth decay; an ailment for the teeth resulting in injury to tooth construction.
    • soft decayed location in a tooth; progressive decay may cause the loss of a tooth
    • The formation of cavities in teeth by the action of bacteria; tooth decay.
    • tooth decay; a disease regarding the teeth leading to harm to enamel structure.
    • soft decayed area in a tooth; modern decay can cause the death of a tooth
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