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caries

decay, as of bone: dental caries
Not to be confused with:
carries – conveys or transports from one place to another: He carries her books home from school.
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car·ies

 (kâr′ēz)
n.
1. Decay of a bone or tooth, especially dental caries.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Instances of such decay, especially dental cavities: a child with several caries.

[Latin cariēs.]
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caries

(ˈkɛəriːz)
n, pl -ies
(Pathology) progressive decay of a bone or a tooth
[C17: from Latin: decay; related to Greek kēr death]
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car•ies

(ˈkɛər iz, -iˌiz)

n., pl. -ies.
1. decay, as of bone or of plant tissue.
[1625–35; < Latin]
car′i•ous, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caries - soft decayed area in a toothcaries - soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
decay - the process of gradually becoming inferior
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Translations
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caries
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kariess
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caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] NSINGcaries f inv
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caries

nKaries f
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caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] n (Dentistry) → carie f
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caries

(ˈkeəriiːz) noun
decay or rottenness of the teeth.
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car·ies

pl. caries).
1. destrucción progresiva de tejido óseo;
2. caries dentales, pop. dientes picados;
dental carie___ dental;
distal ______ distal;
fissure ______ de fisura.
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caries

n caries f
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References in classic literature ?
This disease, like caries and many other ailments, is prevalent only among civilized races living under artificial conditions; barbarous nations breathing pure air and eating simple food enjoy immunity from its ravages.
Keywords: Modified International Caries Detection and Assessment system, ICDAS, Decayed Missing and Filled Teeth, DMFT, Decayed Missing and Filled Surfaces, DMFS.
Despite being largely preventable, dental caries remain a global public health problem in the 21st century.
Dental caries was the most prominent dental condition in children.1 Tooth decay and the pain associated with it severely interfered with the daily activities of eating, sleeping, speaking, learning, playing, and going to school and work.2 Various studies had been conducted on the incidence of caries in children in different parts of the world and almost every study showed high incidence of caries.3-5 School provides an effective place for promoting oral health because over 1 billion children and enrolled in schools globally.6 Oral health massage can be reinforced throughout the school years, which is the most influential stage of children's lives, and during which lifelong beliefs, attitudes and skills are developed.
Dental caries has been recently included in a group of non-communicable diseases because it is caused by behaviorally based risk factors.
(1) ECC is acommunicable disease that may begin as presently as an infant's teeth erupt and has been outlined as "presence of 1 or more decayed (noncavitated or cavitated lesions), missing (due to caries), or filled tooth surfaces in any primary tooth in a child 71 months of age or younger".
Dental caries is one of the commonest oral diseases in children affecting 60%-90% of school children.
Early detection and diagnosis of dental caries reduces irreversible loss of tooth structure, the treatment costs and the time needed for restoration of the teeth.
The aim of caries excavation is to remove dentin contaminated by bacteria without removal of sound tooth structure, and maintain the vitality of the pulp (1).
Objective: To estimate the percentage of children with low, moderate and high caries risk; and to determine the predictors of caries risk amongst 11-12 year old Pakistani school children.