Miller chemicoparasitic theory

Mil·ler chem·i·co·par·a·sit·ic the·o·ry

(mil'ĕr),
that dental caries is caused by microorganisms of the mouth fermenting dietary carbohydrates and producing acids that demineralize the teeth.
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Mil·ler chem·i·co·par·a·sit·ic the·o·ry

(mil'ĕr kem'i-kō-par-ă-sit'ik thē'ŏr-ē)
The theory that dental caries is caused by microorganisms of the mouth that ferment dietary carbohydrates and produce acids that demineralize the teeth.
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Mil·ler chem·i·co·par·a·sit·ic the·o·ry

(mil'ĕr kem'i-kō-par-ă-sit'ik thē'ŏr-ē)
Tenet that dental caries are due to oral microorganisms fermenting dietary carbohydrates and thus producing acids that demineralize teeth.
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