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Flashcards in EXAM 1 Radiography for Caries Diagnosis Deck (3)
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1

what are primary caries?

lesions on natural, intact tooth surfaces

2

what are secondary caries?

  • aka recurrent
  • adjacent to a filling/restoration
  • same etiology as primary caries

3

what are residual caries?

demineralized tissue that has been left behind before a filling is placed