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Dental Caries Quiz


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True or false; is the bone stronger than the enamel?

A. yes

B. no


white spots, brown spots, decay on tooth surfaces

A. plaque

B. carious lesion


simple carbohydrates such as sucrose, fructose, lactose, and glucose.

A. caries

B. fermentable carbohydrates


True or False? A good flow of saliva is necessary to control tooth decay?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


decay that develops rapidly and is wide-spread throughout the mouth

A. carious lesion

B. rampant caries


caries management by risk assessment

A. ECC

B. CAMBRA


The colorless, soft sticky coating is also known as

A. Plaque

B. plague


test for cariogenic bacteria

A. cariology

B. caries risk test


remineralization

A. is the dissolution of the calcium and phosphate from hydroxyapatite crystals.

B. replacement of minerals in the tooth of calcium and phosphate in previously demineralized areas.


decay in any primary teeth

A. caries

B. early childhood caries EEC


the science and study of dental caries

A. CAMBRA

B. cariology


What two types of disease-producing bacteria primarily cause dental caries?

A. Mutan Streptococci, Lactobacilli

B. Bacillus


information based upon documented evidence from critically reviewed research

A. evidence-based

B. caries risk test


formation of a cavity

A. incipient caries

B. cavitation


xerostomia

A. decay in teeth

B. dryness of the mouth caused by reduction of saliva


loss of minerals from the tooth

A. demineralization

B. remineralization


tooth decay that is beginning to form or become apparent

A. incipient caries

B. rampant caries


what is not true about saliva

A. protect the teeth from dental caries

B. physical, chemical

C. cleansing mouth

D. makes food tastey


the infectious disease process of tooth decay

A. cavitation

B. caries


saliva flow rate test

A. dryness of the mouth test

B. determines the flow rate of saliva in milliliters per minute


ingredient in chewing gum that has an antibacterial effect against decay-causing bacteria

A. fluoride

B. xylitol


minerals used in dental products to make teeth more resistant to decay

A. fluoride

B. xylitol


bacteria that produce lactic acid from carbohydrates

A. lactobacilli

B. mutans streptococci


soft deposit on teeth that consists of bacteria and bacterial by-products

A. xylitol

B. plaque


pellicle

A. thin film coating of salivary materials deposited on tooth surfaces

B. reduction of saliva




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