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1

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)

2

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

3

Lesions on natural, intact tooth are referred to as?

Primary caries

4

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

5

Demineralized tissue that has been left behind before a filling is placed is called?

Residual caries