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Related to carious dentin: intertubular dentin, secondary dentine

car·i·ous

 (kâr′ē-əs)
adj.
Having caries, especially of the teeth; decayed.

car′i·os′i·ty (-ŏs′ĭ-tē), car′i·ous·ness n.

carious

(ˈkɛərɪəs) or

cariose

adj
(Pathology) (of teeth or bone) affected with caries; decayed
cariosity, ˈcariousness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.carious - (of teeth) affected with cavities or decay
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

carious

[ˈkɛərɪəs] ADJcariado

carious

adj (Med) teethkariös, von Karies befallen pred
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Topics include diagnosis of periodontal disease using blood and saliva testing; periodontal tissue, salivary gland, and tooth regeneration; tissue-engineered bone; correlation of periodontal disease with cardiovascular disease, preterm low birth weight, and diabetes; genetic diagnosis of drug-induced gingival overgrowth; dentinal remineralization and hypersensitivity; the effect of whitening procedures on tooth structure; discriminate removal of carious dentin using a caries detector; nerve injury due to tooth extraction or implant placement; morphologic changes to the mandibular canal and maxillary sinus following tooth loss; and identification of vessels and nerves in the maxillary tuberosity for implant placement.
This is a procedure based on excavating carious dentin in teeth using hand instruments only and restoring the tooth with adhesive filling materials (tooth restoration without rotating instruments in third world nations).