incipient decay

incipient decay

Early stages of decay in wood in which the color has changed but the strength and hardness have not yet been affected.
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After 5 years in test, only incipient decay was found in untreated boards at both test sites.
Sealants are recommended especially for patients with high to moderate caries risk and when there is no decay or incipient decay present that does not extend into the dentin.
8 of fluoride is the remineralization of incipient decay Dilute, frequently administered 29.
Although studies have shown that sealing incipient decay will arrest it, frank occlusal decay should not be sealed, nor should primary teeth that are close to exfoliation.
The question is rather asked whether or not precipitating conditions are indicative of incipient decay that is regressing into state failure or collapse, and whether this failure requires state restitution (and reconstitution if necessary) as a redress.
The hyphae are septate and probably represent signs of incipient decay of the stem prior to fossilization.
Whether marketed as an over-the-counter mouth rinse or a semicustomized prescription treatment, the new remineralizers may someday offer a painless and largely automatic repair of incipient decay.
There are limitations to standardized aboveground test procedures, including the subjective nature of the rating system and lack of accurate methods for detecting and measuring the extent of decay, particularly incipient decay.
Nondestructive evaluation of incipient decay in hardwood logs.
The four-point loading system was selected because it produced a uniform bending stress between the two loading heads, which in turn allowed more precise assessment of the initiation of incipient decay, which initiates randomly anywhere across the decay-exposure zone.
Maple lap-joints began to show evidence of incipient decay after just 2 weeks.