"Dental Caries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
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