DMF caries index

DMF ca·ries in·dex

(kar'ēz in'deks)
An index of past caries experience that includes decayed, missing, and filled permanent teeth. The abbreviation DMFT is used when "complete" permanent teeth are referred to; DMFS is the abbreviation for the index that includes only the surfaces of permanent teeth.
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