4. When inflammation is not contained within a localized area, but spreads
throughout a tissue, the condition is called:
b. An abscess.
5. Dental caries is a specific disease which brings about the dissolution and
disintegration of the__________ __________________ of the tooth, that is,
______________ , ________________ , and _______________________.
6. From the following diseases that affect the pulp, select the one least commonly
encountered in clinical dental practice.
a. Acute pulpitis.
b. Chronic pulpitis.
c. Pulp abscess.
d. Hyperplastic pulpitis.
7. Select the one item that is NOT a degenerative change of the pulp of the tooth.
b. Hyaline degeneration.
c. Calcific degeneration.
d. Pulp stones.
e. Pulp abscess.