Dental Caries FAQs:


Q: Were dental caries once present but the demineralization process has stopped?

A: Yes, and leaving a stain.

Q: Are dental caries the most common chronic childhood disease?

A: Yes, and being at least five times more common than asthma.

Q: Are dental caries called cariogenicity?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dental caries weak?

A: Yes, however, the anatomy of teeth may affect the likelihood of caries formation.

Q: Are dental caries to occur?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dental caries uncommon among companion animals?

A: Yes.

Q: Are dental caries often apparent to the naked eye?

A: Yes, but smaller lesions can be difficult to identify.

Q: Are dental caries an active process with alternating changes?

A: Yes.