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Self-Assessment Questions - Chapter 6

3. Which of the following is the most important function of fluoride in caries prevention?

Fluoride negatively affects the acid producing capabilities of cariogenic bacteria.
Fluoride displaces sugars from the surface of the teeth.
All of the above are equally important.

4. True or False? Fluoride supplements should be prescribed for high-risk children whose community water source is optimal.

5. Which of the following is a symptom of mild fluorosis? A white opacity on more than 50% of the tooth.
Dark spots on the teeth.
Brown, pitted, brittle enamel.
Chalk-like, lacy markings on the enamel.
None of the above

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