MCQs on Dental caries Part 2


# Streptococcus mutans is involved in dental caries initiation. Other bacteria also involved is:
A. S. sarcinus
B. S. macae
C. S. sanguis
D.S. salivarius

# The dietary carbohydrate most likely involved in etiology of dental caries is :
A. Glucose
B. Sucrose
C. Dextran
D. Polysaccharide

# Bacteria responsible for initiation of caries is :
A. Actinomyces
B. Streptococcus mutans
C. Lactobacillus
D. Streptococcus viridans

# What is the pH at which initiation of caries begins?
A. 4.3-4.5
B. 5.2-5.5
C. 4.9-5.1
D. 3.5-4.5

# Oral foci of Miller's are seen in :
A. Dental caries
B. Lichen planus
C. Herpes simplex
D. Syphilis


# In the earliest stages of carious lesion, there is loss of :
A. Enamel cuticle
B. Interprismatic substance
C. Organic matrix
D. Enamel lamellae

# Smooth surface caries is characterized by spread of caries in enamel and dentin as cones. These alignment in enamel and dentin is:
A. Base to base
B. Apex to base
C. Apex to apex
D. None of the above

# Least cariogenic among these:
A. Raw starch
B. Cooked starch
C. Sucrose
D. Fructose

# Which tooth in the permanent dentition is the most susceptible to dental caries ?
A. Maxillary first premolar
B. Maxillary second molar
C. Mandibular first molar
D. Mandibular second molar

# Turbid dentin in carious tooth is all EXCEPT:
A. Zone of bacterial invasion
B. Zone which cannot be remineralised
C. Zone in which collagen is irreversibly denatured
D. Zone that need not be removed before restoration

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