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  1. Which of the following best describes the etiology of caries?  Caries is ____________.
  1. At what pH does tooth enamel begin to demineralize?
  1. Which researcher(s) first suggested an association between acid production and caries?
  1. Which factors play an essential role in caries development?
  1. Which trio of factors listed below increases the risk of caries?
  1. Which trio of factors listed below reduces the risk of caries development?
  1. Which of the following best describes biofilm?
  1. Which bacteria are linked to caries development?
  1. Which of the following best describes S. mutans?
  1. In the late maturation phase, biofilm is ____________.
  1. Which of the following is not true about biofilm?
  1. Which of the following describes the plaque ecosystem?
  1. According to the ecological plaque hypothesis:
  1. Which of the following is not a mechanism of sucrose metabolism?
  1. Which of the following is not true about glycolysis: