Root surface caries in the molar teeth of rice rats. II. Quantitation of lesions induced by high sucrose diet.


Weanling rice rats were fed either standard laboratory chow or Diet 2000. The animals were sacrificed at 4, 8, 12, and 15 weeks. There was an increasing amount of exposed root surface and root surface caries with age in the animals fed Diet 2000. There was exposed root surface but no caries in the animals fed laboratory chow. 


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