tooth decay.

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  • tooth decay — tooth′ decay n. den dental caries …   From formal English to slang

  • tooth decay — noun soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth • Syn: ↑cavity, ↑caries, ↑dental caries • Derivationally related forms: ↑carious (for: ↑caries) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tooth decay — N UNCOUNT If you have tooth decay, one or more of your teeth has become decayed …   English dictionary

  • tooth decay — UK / US noun [uncountable] the gradual natural process in which the teeth start to decay, especially as a result of eating sweet foods …   English dictionary

  • tooth decay — dental caries …   Medical dictionary

  • tooth decay. — See dental caries …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tooth enamel — Labeled molar Latin enamelum Code TA …   Wikipedia

  • tooth — [ tuθ ] (plural teeth [ tiθ ] ) noun count *** 1. ) any of the hard white objects inside your mouth that you use for biting and for CHEWING food: front/back teeth a loose/missing/broken tooth brush/clean your teeth: It s important to brush your… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Tooth abscess — A tooth abscess or root abscess is pus enclosed in the tissues of the jaw bone at the apex of an infected tooth s root(s). Usually the abscess originates from a bacterial infection that has accumulated in the soft, often dead, pulp of the tooth.… …   Wikipedia

  • Tooth (human) — For other uses of tooth or teeth , see Tooth (disambiguation). Teeth An adult human s teeth …   Wikipedia

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