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caries in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcariescar‧ies /ˈkeəriz $ ˈker-/ noun [uncountable] technical  MIdecay in someone’s teeth
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cariesTooth loss in people under 60, however, is usually caused by dental caries.dental cariesChildren in the lower socioeconomic groups, particularly black youngsters, had the highest caries attack rate.