caries Archive

Dental caries – History, Classification and Causes

Dental caries is commonly called tooth decay. Caries in latin is called as ‘rot’ or ‘decay’ and Dental caries means ‘rotten or decayed teeth’. Definition: Dental Caries is an irreversible microbial multifactorial disease of the calcified tissues of the teeth, characterized by de-mineralization of the ...Read More

Definitions – Bacteria, Plaque and Arches

1) Commensal bacteria : It is the mutual relationship between organisms of 2 different species in which one organism is slightly benefited and the other is not affected by the others presence . The 2 organisms can be divided as Host and the other ...Read More