root caries index


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root car·ies in·dex

the ratio of the number of teeth with carious lesions of the root, and/or restorations of the root, to the number of teeth with exposed root surfaces.

root car·ies in·dex

(rūt karēz indeks)
The ratio of the number of teeth with carious lesions of the root, and/or restorations of the root, to the number of teeth with exposed root surfaces.

root car·ies in·dex

(rūt karēz indeks)
Ratio of the number of teeth with carious lesions of root, and/or restorations of root, to number of teeth with exposed root surfaces.