Flashcards in Corpsman Manual Ch 8 Deck (27)
What is the science that treats the nature, causes, and development of oral diseases?
Salivary glands secrete about how many ml of saliva on a daily basis?
Microscopic counts in saliva show an average of how many microorganisms per milliliter?
What can be defined as any pathological or traumatic disorder of tissue that creates a loss of function of the area affected?
What is a localized collection of pus in a specific area of soft tissue or bone?
What is an enclosed pouch or sac containing fluid or semi-solid material?
What are a disruption of the superficial covering of the mucosa or skin caused by biting, denture irritation, toothbrush injury, viruses or other irritnats?
What diseaseis caused by amicrobial process that starts on the surface of the teeth and leads to the breaking down of enamel, dentin, and cementum?
The process that destroys the hard surfacesof the tooth is called what?
The cause of tooth decay has been linked to a group of bacteria called what, and other acid producing bacteria that are in the oral cavity?
If the tooth surface has an area that has not progressed past the decalcification stage, this type of carious lesion is called what?
What are decay processes that occur underneath existing dental restorations?
Whatrefers to pain in the dental pulp and commonly occurs after a restoration has been placed in a tooth?
What is an inflammation of the dental pulp, caused by a bacterial infection resulting from dental caries or fractured teeth?
What results when the pulp has become inflamed and a small-pus like abcess forms in the pulpal canal?
The death of tissue is called what?
What is the most prevalent disease of humankind?
What is an inflammation involving the gingival tissues?
What is the most common type of gingival disease?
What is an inflamtaion of the gingiva around a partially erupted tooth?
the most common of all the herpetic HSV-1 Lesions is what?
The recurrent HSV-1 lesions take about how many days to resolve?
7 to 10
What is the main cause of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(AIDS)?
Human Immonodeficiency Virus (HIV)
What is the loss of substance of a tooth from a wearing away process caused by teeth against teeth?
What results in the loss of the tooth structure secondary to the action of external agents?
What is loss of tooth substances from a chemical process that does not involve bacteria?