pit and fissure cavity

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Related to pit and fissure cavity: Smooth surface caries, Root caries

pit and fis·sure cav·i·ty

(pit fishŭr kavi-tē)
Carious lesion within the pits and fissures of the occlusal surface of a tooth. Typically it occurs in areas with steep morphology that are difficult to reach with oral hygiene products.
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