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Disease Dental Caries

Name Dental Caries
Synonyms Caries, Dental | Carious Dentin | Carious Dentins | Decay, Dental | Dental Decay | Dental White Spot | Dental White Spots | Dentin, Carious | Dentins, Carious | Spots, White | Spot, White | White Spot | White Spot, Dental | White Spots | White Spots, Dental
Definition Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D003731
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Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tooth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tooth Demineralization Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dental Caries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

Top ↑ Descendants

Dental Caries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Curly hair-acral keratoderma-caries syndrome
  Dental Fissures
  Flynn Aird syndrome
  Root Caries