Flashcards in Cariology Deck (5)
What are the three types of dentin?
1-Primay (Forms before eruption)
2-Secondary (Forms through root formation)
3-Tertiary (Reparative, forms as a response to bi-products of bacterial invasion)
What are the four descriptive categories when referring to a caries lesion?
1-Surface (Pit/fissure or Smooth surface)
2-Cavitated vs. non-cavitated
3-Active vs. inactive
4-Primary, secondary, or residual
Lesions on natural, intact tooth are referred to as?
Caries adjacent to a filling or restoration which are likely due to the same etiology as the caries from the restoration are called?
Secondary or recurrent caries