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What is the initial indication of gingivitis?

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Explanation:
Swollen or bleeding gums, loose teeth, and bleeding gums are all classic symptoms of gingivitis. The earlier you start treating gingivitis, the better. If you see any indications of gingivitis, visit your dentist.

What does it mean for the environment to be in balance?

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Explanation:
Any self-regulating process called homeostasis helps biological systems to maintain stability while responding to environmental factors that are best for survival. If homeostasis is achieved, life goes on; if it is not, tragedy or death result. The stability obtained is actually a dynamic equilibrium, where conditions are largely uniform yet change is constant.

How often should one clean their teeth each day?

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Explanation:
The American Dental Association advises using fluoride toothpaste and brushing for two minutes each time, twice daily.

Plaque is a sticky, bacterial-filled coating that forms on your teeth and is removed when you brush your teeth. The bacteria in plaque release acids that eat away at tooth enamel when you have a meal or snack that contains sugar.

What should you do if your mast becomes wet?

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What does the acronym CITA mean?

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Explanation:
One of the five testing organizations for dentists in the US is the Council of Interstate Testing Agencies (CITA). The other testing organizations are the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, Central Regional Dental Testing Service, West Regional Examining Board, and Southern Regional Testing Agency. These were set up to standardize clinical licensing tests. Twenty-six (26) states and territories accept the CITA examination as a prerequisite for licensure.

What is the supragingival source of nutrition?

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Explanation:
Calcium for the production of supragingival dental calculus comes from saliva. This exploratory study aimed to assess the potential effects of long-term calcium and vitamin D supplementation on supragingival calculus formation in osteoporotic women and salivary electrolyte concentrations, with or without alendronate administration.

What proportion of water is a plague?

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