- Caries may be indicated at first by a dark spot on the table of the tooth, later by a cavity. - "Common Diseases of Farm Animals", R. A. Craig, D. V. M..
- The quality of Fijian teeth as reflected by frequency of caries is excellent. - "A Racial Study of the Fijians", Norman E. Gabel.
- It must be remembered, however, that often the bone has been so diseased that spots of necrosis or caries within it are bound to remain unless moved by operative interference. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.