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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012