MO cavity | definition of MO cavity by Medical dictionary
MO cav·i·ty (kavi-tē)
The presence of a carious lesion involving the mesial (M) and occlusal (O) surfaces of a tooth.
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For example, in Scenario Two, where a 5-year-old patient presents with a MO cavity
in tooth 85 with loss of the marginal ridge and who is not dentally anxious.
In this study, the MO cavity
preparation was prepared in second molars and the DO cavity preparation in first molars because carious lesions usually follow this pattern clinically.